"This is the first confirmed case".
A group of researchers analyzed the first 41 patients who were infected with the new coronavirus and admitted to a hospital in Wuhan.
At least 36 million people are living in the affected cities, some of which have suspended public transport amid fears that the transmission rate will accelerate as hundreds of millions of Chinese travel for the Lunar New Year.
The World Health Organization on Thursday stopped short of declaring a global health emergency, which would have prompted greater worldwide cooperation, including possible trade and travel restrictions. This "lockdown" affects about 35 million people, the Times reported. Almost all flights at the airport have been cancelled and checkpoints block the main roads leading out of town.
As Wuhan slides into isolation, pharmacies have begun to run out of supplies and hospitals have been flooded with nervous residents. She said they were home five hours later with five days worth of medicine, adding that the doctor told her father to come back if he had breathing difficulties and that there wasn't a hospital bed for him there.
The facility will be a prefabricated structure on a 25,000 sq m lot, slated for completion February 3.
The chaos in cities under lockdown across Hubei has led to shortages of virus testing kits and face masks.
It has now been reported nationwide and in a dozen other countries, with France on Friday saying three cases had been confirmed there - the first known infections in Europe.
New South Wales Health has confirmed five people in the state are being tested for coronavirus, but none of those cases have been confirmed.
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Wang said the situation in Jingzhou appeared to be better that in Wuhan and that there were few people at the hospital when he visited early on Saturday.
"He's been put in an insulated room so as to avoid any contact with the outside world".
The unknown type of viral pneumonia, which was first detected in late December, has recently been confirmed by China and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be a new strain of coronavirus, now being labelled as 2019-nCoV or Novel Coronavirus.
The sick man arrived in Melbourne from China a week ago from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, the government said.
The project will "solve the shortage of existing medical resources" and would be "built fast [and] not cost much. because it will be prefabricated buildings", the Changjiang Daily said.
The newly-identified coronavirus has created alarm because there are still many unknowns surrounding it, such as how unsafe it is and how easily it spreads between people. It can cause pneumonia, which has been deadly in some cases.
It can also cause fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Most of the fatalities have been in elderly patients, many with pre-existing conditions, the World Health Organization said.
The Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre said it has also been in discussions with health officials about what it can do.
It has already killed 26 people and infected over 890 others in China.