It’s official, Coachella, one of the music’s largest events will be delayed over coronavirus concerns.
“At the direction of the County of Riverside and local health authorities, we must sadly confirm the rescheduling of Coachella and Stagecoach due to COVID-19 concerns,” said a statement from Goldenvoice, the production company behind both festivals. “While this decision comes at a time of universal uncertainty, we take the safety and health of our guests, staff and community very seriously. We urge everyone to follow the guidelines and protocols put forth by public health officials.”
As previously reported, Riverside County health officials announced on Monday that three new cases of the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in the region. Riverside County declared a public health emergency on Sunday, after the discovery of the first locally acquired case of coronavirus.