Due to increased confirmed cases of COVID-19, MBC has canceled all indoor sport events for the upcoming “2020 Idol Star Athletics Championships- Chuseok special’.
MBC is discussing the possibilities of holding two events that can be held outdoors and reducing the number of people present to prevent the spread of the virus. ‘2020 Idol Star Athletics Championships’ producers have suggested that competitors who are participating in ‘Dog agility competition’ can be separated into protective booths and be social distanced. MBC further explained, “In consideration of the time and effort the competing [idols] have put into preparing, we are currently discussing airing [the events] individually as separate programs.”
The team mentioned they will try their best to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep the safety of the participants and staff as their top priority,