Here are the latest developments:
● U.S. officials have quarantined nine people since stringent travel restrictions went into effect Sunday, a top U.S. health official said.
● Hundreds of people evacuated from Wuhan on U.S.-chartered flights will be held in quarantine on military bases in California. One passenger described the scene as “so disorganized” after what several described as a frustrating experience in Wuhan.
● Wisconsin confirmed its first coronavirus patient, raising the number of known U.S. cases to 12.
● Hong Kong will enforce a mandatory 14-day quarantine for everyone arriving from mainland China, including foreigners and Hong Kong residents. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is facing a medical workers’ strike and worries that the virus will spread in the community. Twenty-one cases have been confirmed.
● A plane traveling from Seoul to Las Vegas was briefly diverted to Los Angeles when officials learned that some passengers recently had traveled through China.
● A Chinese disease expert says containing the virus and reducing the number of infections could take up to six weeks.