STARS have pushed back Glasgow dates over coronavirus fears.

Ricky Gervais and Louis Tomlinson have rescheduled gigs after a crackdown on gigs and other public gatherings. 

The former One Direction singer was to play the O2 Academy in Glasgow's South Side on Thursday, March 26. 

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The boyband star will not come to the city until Wednesday, September 16. 

Ricky Gervais will now play the SEC Armadillo on Friday, 11 August and Saturday, 12 August. 

He was to play two dates in Glasgow in early April. 

It comes after the government announced it would "no longer support" large gatherings and the First Minister warned against large gatherings of 500 people or more. 

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The crackdown on large events, such as gigs, performances, football matches and concerts comes as the UK enters a lockdown, with the public advised against going to pubs, clubs and theatres by Boris Johnson. 

We told earlier how Glasgow Life has now closed all council-run pools, libraries and galleries to contain the spread of the virus, which has now infected 49 people in Scotland.