Nearly 200 Americans who were flown back from China this week will stay quarantined at a military base in Southern California for two weeks. The State Department also warned Americans not to travel to China. And Delta and American Airlines have suspended all flights to and from China.
Fears of economic fallout from the virus sparked a new sell-off on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped more than 600 points to close at 28256, down 2 percent. The Nasdaq fell 148 points, and the S&P 500 gave up 58 points.
The Trump administration added six countries today to its list of nations subject to travel restrictions into the United States. They are Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan, and Tanzania. Citizens of those nations will face new requirements on whether they can enter the U.S.
We will get the details after the news summary.
Britain has officially left the European Union tonight, after 3.5 years of political wrangling. Prime Minister Boris Johnson celebrated the event, amid continuing questions about the fallout from Brexit.
Gary Gibbon of Independent Television News has our report.