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Billie Eilish forced to postpone tour dates due to coronavirus outbreak

Billie Eilish has become the latest artist to be affected by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and has postponed a string of upcoming tour dates.

“It is with great sadness to announce the following Billie Eilish ‘WHERE DO WE GO’ North American tour dates have been postponed until further notice,” Eilish said while posting on social media. “Details on postponed dates to be announced soon. All tickets will be honored for the new dates.”

She added: “I’m so sad to do this but we need to postpone these dates to keep everyone safe. We’ll let you know when they can be rescheduled. Please keep yourselves healthy. I love you.”

For immediate effect, Eilish has cancelled the 11 shows in March which includes dates in Philadelphia, New York, Brooklyn, Chicago, Nashville and more.

The ongoing epidemic of coronavirus disease was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei in China. As of March 12th, 2020, more than 134,000 cases have been confirmed, of which more than 8,000 were classified as serious.

With more than 4,900 people having died from the virus, most of which have come in different provinces of China, coronavirus has now spread to 120 other countries—including mainland Europe, South America and North America.

See the full list of postponed shows, below.

Billie Eilish Postponed 2020 Tour Dates:

03/13 – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA
03/15 – Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
03/16 – Prudential Center – Newark, NJ
03/18 – Capital One Center – Washington, DC
03/19 – TD Garden – Boston, MA
03/20 – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY
03/23 – Little Caesars Arena – Detroit, MI
03/24 – United Center – Chicago, IL
03/25 – Bankers Life Fieldhouse – Indianapolis, IN
03/27 – Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN
03/28 – Enterprise Center – St. Louis, MO