The coronavirus outbreak is beginning to affect cultural setting in the United Kingdom as a string of forthcoming events are either being cancelled or postponed.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.K. increased to 87 on Wednesday, an increase of 32 cases in a day.

Of the total cases, 80 are in England, three each in Scotland and Northern Ireland, and one in Wales.

Almost all patients had recently travelled to affected countries or contracted the virus from those who did, said Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty.

Globally, COVID-19 has infected more than 89,000 people and killed

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