The international Geneva motor show Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), which was canceled in the year 2020 because of the epidemic coronavirus infection does not take place in 2021. On 29 June told the website of the dealership.
The organizers explained that because of the situation with COVID-19 Switzerland’s largest public event may not collect his usual number of participants.
“Most exhibitors GIMS, who took part in the survey stated that they probably will not participate in the release of 2021 and that they would prefer GIMS in 2022. The automotive sector is currently going through a difficult phase and participants need time to recover from the effects of a pandemic”, – stated in the message.
The auto show organizers have also decided to refuse credit in the amount of 16.8 million Swiss francs (more than 471 million UAH), which is pre-promised the authorities of Geneva.
Geneva motor show 2020 was held from 3rd to 15th March. It was canceled in February along with other public events in Switzerland.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 10.3 million, of which nearly 5.3 million recovered, and more 505,5 thousand died.
In Switzerland, recorded almost 32 thousand cases of coronavirus infection, from COVID-19 died in 1963 of a person.