The fan party of EXO in Manila on Feb. 22 is cancelled.
Nature Republic announced the cancellation after the third novel coronavirus (of 2019-nCoV) case in the country was declared.
Some members of the group were scheduled to come to Manila this month to party with EXO-Ls. They were also supposed to personally award the winner of the Make You Groove Dance also organized by Nature Republic.
On a Facebook post on Feb. 5, Nature Republic Philippines said that they have been monitoring the situation. They cited that the “number of infected people is increasing by the day (currently at 24,000) and death toll already at 500, there is no sign of (the virus) slowing down.”
As of 4 p.m. on Feb. 5, Inquirer.net reports that there are 24,580 confirmed cases and 493 deaths.
“We opt to take this path and with a heavy heart, we regret to inform all of you that the Journey to the Nature Republic in Manila on Feb 22.2020 will be cancelled,” the post said.