The singer's residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas was supposed to start Friday.
Analysts say businesses are under pressure and economic confidence has suffered.
"My brain is tired from adapting so much," says Ashlie Ordonez, owner of The Bare Bar in Denver, Colorado.
About 20 million people are in lockdown under China's zero-COVID policy, and economic disruptions may be ahead.
Municipalities around the country have had to delay or reschedule trash pickup days.
Millions of Americans are still shopping like crazy. But retailers worry their voracious appetite won't last much longer.
Rising prices for staples like food and gas was a key worry for respondents, along with concerns about COVID and political power.
Many U.S. hospitals report being critically short-staffed. Some are reducing beds and services or bringing back infected workers.
The electronics convention CES is seeing many companies dial back their participation thanks to omicron.
A rural family physician discusses shortages of medications, hospital staff and beds for COVID-19 patients.