London-based luxurious style model Burberry canceled its invites to many South Korean celebrities in addition to workers of Burberry Korea as a safety measure in opposition to the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID-19).
The information was introduced by an official of the style model by way of a press launch on Tuesday, in keeping with Yonhap News Agency.
“As preventive measures, Burberry canceled its invites to Burberry staff in Asia. In keeping with that, Burberry determined to take the identical step for our visitors to make sure their security,” the press launch wrote, additional noting that the choice was made with prior discussions with visitors.
South Korean actor Yoo Ah-in and actress Gong Hyo-jin have been imagined to attend the present earlier than their invites have been canceled. Celebrities from different elements of Asia, together with China, Japan and Hong Kong. London Fashion Week 2020 was held from Feb. 14-18, with the Burberry present happening on Monday.
There are 75,223 individuals contaminated with the virus globally and a couple of,012 deaths have been recorded. As of this writing, South Korea has 51 confirmed circumstances of COVID-19, in keeping with Worldometers.