The Organizers of Beijing Auto Show stated on Monday that the event will be delayed event due to the coronavirus outbreak. The event has been scheduled to be held in April later this year.
In China, officials say the total number of coronavirus cases in the country have increased tremendously from 2,048 to 70,548, with 1,770 deaths.
The Chinese government has told employees who can work from home to stay at home, but China’s vast manufacturing industries that supply the world with smartphones, toys and other goods need workers in factories.
Automakers say they are checking employees for the virus’ telltale fever, barring visitors and telling employees to stay home if they have been in Wuhan, the city at the center of the outbreak, or other areas that have imposed travel bans.