Comic-Con 2020 Is Being Canceled Due To Covid-19
The international comic-Con festival, held every summer in San Diego, is canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was reported by the organizers of the event.
"For the first time in the 50-year history of the San Diego Comic Convention, it is with deep regret that we announce that the annual pop-culture celebration of Comic-Con will not take place in 2020," the statement said.
According to the organizers, the situation requires emergency measures, and there is no chance to believe that the festival in the summer of this year will meet the security conditions due to the spread of infection.
In addition, participants who bought tickets to the event will be able to return their money or get a pass to the festival next year.
It is specified that the next time fans of comics will gather in the San Diego conference hall on July 22-25, 2021.
On April 16, it became known that the Rock festivals Rock am Ring 2020 and Rock im Park were canceled in Germany due to the ban on holding mass events, which was introduced in the country until August 31 against the background of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to Johns Hopkins University, on April 18 in the United States, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection exceeded 700 thousand, 37 thousand patients died from coronavirus infection.