Many artists, companies and brands are bringing a halt to many of their activities in a bid to help the government tackle the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Christian artists have also followed suit and are temporarily halting their tours and advising fans to look to Jesus as countries implement different measures to starve off the spread of the new coronavirus.
Statistics being reported highlight that as of Tuesday afternoon, more than 184,900 people worldwide have tested positive for COVID-19 and 7,529 people have died, according to the World Health Organization. As of Sunday, multiple leaders from various countries too advice from their public health bodies and recommended that there not be gatherings of 50, then 1o people or more for the next eight weeks to reduce the virus’ spread. As a result, tours worldwide are being cancelled.
Christian artist Toby Mac has suspended some of the tour dates for his “Hit Deep Tour 2020.” in order to help stop the spread of Coronavirus.
Another artist among the many to take this action is Lauren Daigle, who was on the road, headlining her first world tour and said she will refund purchased tickets for the dates cancelled.
“When we’re out on the road, my heart is to give you a place to escape, a space to laugh, dance, sing, and experience joy without worry,” Lauren Daigle shared on her Instagram account. “In response to the COVID-19 developments, we’ve decided to reschedule all our upcoming shows…through 4/29.”
She added: “We love you all so much, and we are doing our best to keep everyone’s health & safety in mind. May the peace of Christ cover you in this time. Please keep those impacted in your prayers. Our hearts go out to all of you!”
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