SBS has just announced that their upcoming concert, SBS Inkigayo Super Concert in Daegu, has been postponed for both artists’ and spectators’ safety against the coronavirus. In their statement, SBS asked for fans to understand the circumstances that caused their decision.
Hello, this is SBS Inkigayo Super Concert in Daegu.
SBS Inkigayo Super Concert in Daegu will inevitably be temporarily postponed for the sake of the safety of the audience and the performers, because of the COVID-19 virus.
The concert schedule will be announced on our website at a later date.
We ask for the understanding of the many fans who have been waiting for the concert.
— SBS Inkigayo Super Concert in Daegu
Earlier in the day, 15 new cases of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, were discovered in Daegu and the surrounding area. Prior to today, the majority of the cases in Korea were contained within Seoul, causing many artists to cancel their concerts and television programs to hold recordings without an audience. The concert was originally scheduled to be held on March 8.