Ford Motor stated on Tuesday it does not prepare to resume production at its manufacturing plants located in the United States, Canada and Mexico on March 30, as was originally planned.
The automaker said it was reassessing the timing of restarting production.
Together with Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler had stated earlier week they would shut down their U.S. plants because of the spread of coronavirus.
About 68,814 people in the United States have been confirmed as being infected with the coronavirus. The virus has killed about 1,037 people in the country.