Why it matters: It’s the first time rallies in the 2020 presidential primary will be canceled over coronavirus fears. Both campaigns said they would evaluate future events on a case by case basis.
The news follows warnings from Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine, who tweeted Tuesday: “Through the limiting of large events, our goal is to dramatically slow down the spread of COVID 19 and save lives. Now is the time to take action. … The truth is that COVID 19 is dangerous. We can’t ignore it. We can’t wish it away. We have to call it as it is.”