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London 2020 London Marathon organizers are closely monitoring the progress of the London Marathon, according to the Mirror website. The outbreak of COVID-19 caused the event to be completely erased.

The new virus is affecting sporting events across Europe to be forced to postpone and cancel while Football in Italy has been postponed almost entirely.

If the virus continues to spread then many events are likely to be delayed and canceled for security reasons. The London 2020 Marathon will be held on Sunday 26 April. Also affected by the virus.

Speaking to Runners World, London Marathon event director Hugh Brasher said in a statement: "We Together, the world is closely monitoring developments related to the spread of the virus and the epidemic Note the updates and advice provided by the Government The UK, along with the World Health Organization and other public institutions.

According to the BBC, up to 23 people have been reported infected with the COVID-19 virus In the UK. (Editing by: Thida)