Formula One teams have been told they must observe the shutdown period across March and April with a chance it could stretch into May.
All seven British-based Formula One teams are involved in boosting the supply of critical-care equipment in hospitals across the United Kingdom.
The first race of the season is now scheduled for Germany on June 21.
McLaren drivers Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris took voluntary pay cuts last week.
The 2020 world championship has been unable to start with eight races of a scheduled 22 already either scrapped or postponed.
The opening eight rounds of the 2020 season have been either cancelled or postponed, with doubts over a number of the other 14 races.
Ecclestone, who revolutionised Formula One as chief executive from 1978 to 2017, has three adult daughters from two previous marriages.
The championship comes in light of the country's precautionary measures to combat COVID19, by urging everyone to stay at home through playing sports and participating in events.
The British-based team will also use the UK government's furlough scheme to guarantee 80 per cent of salary for staff up to a maximum of £2,500 a month.
The French MotoGP is the latest sporting casualty of the coronavirus pandemic and follows the cancellation of the elite category season-opening MotoGP in Qatar.
The enforced rest from competition gives Peterhansel something he rarely enjoys - an opportunity to recharge his batteries.
Iannone, 30, tested positive in a urine sample collected at an in-competition test at the Malaysian MotoGP in Sepang on November 3.
The first eight Formula One races of the 2020 season have been called off due to the coronavirus.
The three-time Dakar champion is at home, but he makes sure he stays positive, fit and active.
The 2020 Formula One season has been thrown into disarray by the coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed over 33,000 lives worldwide according to an AFP tally.