If you need to cancel or postpone your wedding because of the effects of the coronavirus, here is a sample statement that you can use —

Dear _________________,

As the intensity of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rise, and given the general uncertainty of its effects, we have decided to postpone our wedding currently scheduled for ___________.

We cannot wait to celebrate with you in the near future and we will be in touch as soon as we’ve finalized our new wedding day plans.  (If you have already determined a new date, you can say “Please save the new date of _____________.”)

With love,

Engaged Couple