MANILA—Ogie Alcasid and Ian Veneracion have postponed both the dates of their two-night "KilaboTitos" concert due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), it was announced Saturday.
The decision to reschedule the performances, slated for March 20 and 21 at New Frontier Theater in Cubao, came after the number of people who tested positive in the country rose to six.
According to health officials, this included a case of local transmission, a 62-year-old who has no history of travel outside the Philippines. The sixth confirmed case locally is the man's wife.
[PLEASE EMBED link on local transmission: https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/07/20/code-red-philippines-coronavirus-cases-rise-to-6-doh-confirms-local-transmission
(READ: RITM official: Philippines’ 5th case of coronavirus in ‘critical condition’) LINK: https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/03/07/20/ritm-official-philippines-5th-case-of-coronavirus-in-critical-condition
Alcasid, in his post about the postponement, told his fans: "Let us all be careful and take extra precaution. Most importantly, let us keep praying. Thank you dear friends."
The new dates are still being arranged.
There was no word on ticket refunds.