CDC recommends postponing, canceling events of more than 50 people amid COVID-19 outbreak

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is suggesting that events of 50 or more be canceled or postponed.

Disruptions due to COVID-19 outbreak

The CDC says the recommendation does not include the day-to-day operation of organizations like schools, colleges or businesses.

According to the CDC, any events that do continue should follow guidelines for protecting vulnerable populations, hand washing and sanitizing and social distancing.