BTS cancels concerts in South Korea on coronavirus fears
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K-pop boy band BTS is reportedly canceling its planned concert dates in South Korea due to fears over the coronavirus. 

"We regret to announce that the BTS MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR ... has been cancelled," Big Hit Entertainment, the group's management agency, said in a Friday statement, according to The Associated Press.
 
The South Korean "Boy With Luv" singers were poised to perform several concerts in Seoul in April. 
 
"The current global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has made it impossible at this time to predict the scale of the outbreak during the dates of the concert in April," the statement about the BTS shows said, calling the cancellation "unavoidable."
 
The coronavirus, which first appeared in China, has infected more than 80,000 people in more than three dozen countries. The United States has reported 60 confirmed cases of the virus. 
 
BTS isn't the only group to nix planned performances abroad due to the pandemic.
 
Green Day scrapped scheduled stops next month in a number of Asian countries, including Singapore, Thailand and Japan, Variety reported Thursday. The National Symphony Orchestra also nixed five March concerts in Japan.