Hyundai , the world’s fifth – largest carmaker , said on Tuesday that it was suspending production lines at its automobile factories in South Korea , one of the 1st major manufacturers to face serious supply chain concerns due to the coronavirus .
Macau’s recognized official said on Tuesday that the government will shut down the city’s lucrative casinos for half 30 days to combat the coronavirus outbreak , a drastic move which will further weaken the Chinese territory’s ailing economy .
The 1st coronavirus – infected patients arrive at the newly built hospital in Wuhan .
The head of the World Health Company Ghebreyesus said some nations are lagging in the global fight against the deadly new coronavirus outbreak .
A Chinese doctor who tried to raise the alarm about the new coronavirus before it was even identified was threatened by his government to stop “making false comments.”
International airports in New York City , Los Angeles and San Francisco , California , have been screening arriving passengers for signs of coronavirus infection .
On February Three , a 3rd positive case of the coronavirus was reported in India’s southern state of Kerala , the country’s health ministry said .
South Korea said a 42 years old woman tested positive for coronavirus after visiting Thailand , bringing the couple of cases in the country to Sixteen .
A Thirty year old Vietnamese man , who returned from Wuhan , and one more unidentified person tested positive for coronavirus on February Four , bringing the couple of infected people to 10 .
The new coronavirus’s incubation period meaning the time it does take from a person being infected with the virus to when they start out showing symptoms is still unknown .
For health care workers in contact with coronavirus patients , the CDC suggests a more specialized kind of mask one which is individually fitted to a person’s face to create a seal and that filters out 95% of particles that least 0.3 microns in diameters .
Authorities are tracking the contacts of a Malaysian who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus after attending a meeting at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Singapore that involved Chinese nationals .
3 Japanese citizens who returned on a government – sponsored charter plane from Wuhan on Wednesday morning tested positive for the coronavirus , bringing the couple of confirmed cases in Japan to Eleven .
German officials said on Tuesday that a Thirty three year old man from Starnberg in Bavaria was undoubtedly infected with the coronavirus after attending a training event with a Chinese colleague .
In an article published by The New England Journal of Medicine on Tuesday , Vietnamese physicians reported that a 65 year old man from Wuhan appeared to have transmitted the coronavirus to his son , 27 , who was living in Long An Province , southwest of Ho Chi Minh City .
CDC activated its EOC to coordinate with WHO , federal , state and local public health partners , and clinicians in response to 2019 nCoV ( coronavirus ) .
Prof Martin Dove , a British academic , said no one from the UK government had tried to contact him regarding the coronavirus outbreak despite lately returning home from working in Wuhan .