Mumbai: Adding to the growing number of event cancellations amid rising coronavirus concerns, Swedish music streaming service Spotify is rescheduling all events in India, including one media event which was scheduled to take place in Mumbai on March 24. Also Read - Fresh 20 Containment Zones Formed in Delhi in Last 24 Hours, Total Count Rises to 122 - Full List Here
Earlier, retail giant Amazon’s Cloud arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Wednesday announced it has cancelled its flagship Summit in India owing to the growing new coronavirus concerns. AWS was scheduled to organise the summit in Mumbai from April 7-9. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Extends Lockdown Till June 30 With Few Relaxations | LIVE Updates
Spotify said it decided to reschedule the events as it wants to ensure that one’s health and safety are not compromised. Also Read - COVID-19 Weekly Wrap | Nearly 50,000 Cases Reported in India in Last 7 Days; Experts Blame Lockdown Relaxations
Coronavirus is now a reality in India, with 29 cases confirmed all over the nation by the first half of Thursday.
Amid growing concerns, the past few days have seen cancellations of a number of business and media events, leading some companies to opt for virtual or soft launch of their products.
A number of companies including Twitter have even encouraged their employees to work from home.