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The streaming service has paused production for "Stranger Things" season 4, "Grace & Frankie," "The Prom" and other film and TV shows that were in the development process in the U.S. and Canada when COVID-19 started spreading through the two countries, according to EW.
Netflix told the outlet that it made the decision "due to government restrictions and health/safety precautions."
Disney and Warner Bros have also canceled the production of a number of shows and movies.
Like other Silicon Valley-based tech giants, all California-based Netflix employees have been told to work from home to avoid the spread of germs.
The streaming service is poised to exceed second-quarter earnings expectations since more users have been told to work from home or self-quarantine for two weeks if they suspect they may have the virus, according to The Motley Fool.
President Trump declared the pandemic a national emergency Friday afternoon, freeing up $50 billion in funding to fight the virus, and threw his support behind a congressional aid package, which passed the House Saturday .
The U.S. has surpassed 1,600 total confirmed COVID-19 cases and has seen more than 40 deaths related to the virus.