In Colombia, which has yet to report any cases, officials reminded residents they could be jailed for up to eight years if they violate containment measures.
In South Korea, American commanders had executed health protection conditions Charlie for 28,500 troops from the United States, including their families.
Their cancellation or relocation would be a massive blow for Japan, which said it was closing its entire school system for the next month in a bid to prevent spread of the virus.
The S&P 500 .SPX finished 12% below its February 19 record close, marking its fastest correction ever in just six trading days, while the Dow registered a record one-day points drop, which was also its fourth 1,000-point decline in history and the second this week.
With the coronavirus fears prevalent across the financial markets so far this Thursday, investors remain cautious and keep the demand for the safe-havens such as the yen and gold intact at the expense of the riskier assets, namely, Asian equities and S&P 500 futures.
The US and other countries are also bracing for more cases to be imported from overseas, with growing concern for poorer nations with weak health care systems.
An upcoming "command post training" usually conducted by members of the two militaries' Combined Forces Command will be postponed "until further notice", according to a statement from the combined command.
With new infections reported around the world now surpassing those in mainland China, World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said even rich nations should prepare.
The latest numbers: There are more than 83,000 cases around the world, includingover 2,850 deaths.
Salesforce co-chief Keith Block steps down
Meanwhile, Benioff ducked a query about Block's departure, as an alternative praising the management workforce that is still. Total fourth-quarter revenue was $4.85 billion, an increase of 35% year-over-year, and 34% in constant currency.
USA health authorities, managing 59 cases so far - mostly Americans repatriated from a cruise ship in Japan - have said a global pandemic is likely.
In Iran, the front line of Mideast infections, officials loosened rules barring the import of many foreign-made items to allow in sanitizers, face masks and other necessities, and removed overhead handles on Tehran's subways to eliminate another source of germs. It has reported 13 deaths. Most of the previously confirmed USA cases had travelled to China, were evacuated from the virus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship, or were family members of those cases.
With Brazil confirming the arrival of Latin America's first case, the virus has a toehold on every continent but Antarctica. "At this time, CDC does not recommend canceling or postponing travel to Italy".
Spooked by the impact on China, the heart of corporate supply chains, and the increasing effect on other countries, stocks sank deeper into the red on Thursday and oil prices fell.
Italy reported another 100 cases nationwide, taking the total in Europe's biggest hotspot to more than 400, while the death toll rose to 12. Countries from Denmark to Spain and Algeria have also reported infections linked to Italy.
There have been almost 50 deaths outside China, including 19 in Iran, according to a Reuters tally.
Iraq on Wednesday banned public gatherings and barred entry by travellers from Kuwait and Bahrain because of the spread of the new coronavirus.
In Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for sports and cultural events to be scrapped or curtailed for two weeks as concern mounted for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Prime Minster Scott Morrison has urged Australians to go about their normal business despite the continued spread of COVID-19. Australia isn't the only country ramping up measures to battle the threat of the virus's ongoing spread.
Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 7.51-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 5.87-to-1 ratio favoured decliners. Medical teleconferencing company Teladoc surged 23.7% and 3M, which counts surgical masks among its many products, rose 3.1%.
Although Curry has made it known he is aiming for a March 1 return, head coach Steve Kerr says that's not set in stone. Stephen Curry injured himself after playing only four games in the National Basketball Association 2019-20 season.
Mr Depp has brought separate libel proceedings against Ms Heard in the U.S. , which Mr Sherborne said are "ongoing". A few weeks ago, news broke out that Heard had also been abusive during their marriage.
Doval said he is visiting the affected areas as per the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. Kejriwal, who visited the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, earlier pleaded for the "madness to stop", according to PTI.
Des avocats avaient par ailleurs bloqué le tribunal ce lundi matin, pour protester contre la réforme des retraites . Le procès reprendra à 13 h 30 mercredi 26 février, deuxième journée d'audience prévue.
NY won the AL East with a 103-59 record a year ago , its best in a decade, and lost to Houston in the AL Championship Series. In-house candidates for the fifth spot include Luis Cessa , Jonathan Loaisiga , Mike King and prospect Deivi Garcia .
Depuis les chercheurs s'activent dans le monde entier pour tenter de trouver un remède ou un vaccin capable d'endiguer l'épidémie. La chloroquine déjà utilisée pour traiter le paludisme , aurait un effet antiviral intéressant sur des malades.
Experimental coronavirus vaccine to be tested on humans
According to Moderna, the vaccine was developed within 42 days of the company obtaining genetic information on the coronavirus. Moderna scientists designed the Company's prophylactic vaccines modality to prevent infectious diseases .
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak dead
In a statement, the presidency called Mubarak a " military leader and war hero ", and offered his family condolences. Internationally, Mubarak garnered respect as a regional power broker, including in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
RCMP to stop protecting Harry and Meghan 'in coming weeks'
There is a holistic ambition to Scotland's intent that can be adopted across the United Kingdom and even around the world. The royal family and the couple have agreed to an initial 12-month review to ensure the arrangement works for all parties.
Britney Spears shares foot break video
Britney's sister Jamie Lynn Spears jokingly commented on the post, writing, "Between her and Maddie we are running a hospital!" Britney Spears left fans stunned on Wednesday by sharing a shocking video of the exact moment she broke her foot.