The race, first held final yr, was known as off “in view of the continued unfold of coronavirus,” a Formula E assertion introduced.
It mentioned the choice had been taken “after shut session” with Hainan Province and authorities authorities in Sanya, the game’s governing physique the FIA and the Chinese language motorsport federation.
The lethal coronavirus epidemic has performed havoc with China’s sporting calendar.
All home soccer has been suspended and among the many occasions both cancelled or postponed are the World Indoor athletics championships, Tokyo Olympics boxing and girls’s basketball qualifiers and biking’s Tour of Hainan.
Additionally cancelled are snooker’s China Open, badminton’s China Masters and golf’s LPGA Blue Bay match.
The Chinese language Formulation One Grand Prix, in Shanghai on April 19, can be in danger, with the FIA saying on Thursday it was “monitoring the evolving scenario”.
Since rising out of the central Chinese language metropolis of Wuhan late final yr, the coronavirus has killed 304 folks and contaminated almost 14,500 throughout China and reached 24 nations.
The Formulation E assertion famous: “Given the present rising well being considerations and with the World Well being Organisation declaring the coronavirus a world emergency, Formulation E has taken the required measures to make sure the well being and security of its travelling workers, championship contributors and spectators, which stays of paramount significance.”