Organizers of Coachella have postponed the favored music competition Tuesday afternoon in response to stories from Forbes, Selection, and TMZ, as international instances of coronavirus prime 115,000. The occasion was initially scheduled for the weekends of April 10-12 and April 17-19; it can now be held October 9-11 and 16-18.

In keeping with Forbes’ newly launched C19 Cancellation Tracker, since early February greater than 6.Four million attendees worldwide have had their plans modified by the coronavirus, which has claimed over 4,000 lives.

The New York Occasions has tallied 167 instances of the coronavirus in California and two deaths. Greater than 18,000 folks had signed a petition calling for the occasion’s cancellation and for attendees to “shield ourselves and California residents by do the precise factor earlier than it is too late.”

The live performance’s headliners Rage In opposition to The Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean will reportedly all take part on the brand new date. 

Large Bang and Epik Excessive have been additionally scheduled to carry out at Coachella in April.

Coachella has but to launch an official assertion.