She said the 80-year-old arrived in France from the virus-hit province of Hubei.
A Chinese tourist has died in France after contracting the new coronavirus - the first fatality from the disease outside Asia.
Previously, health officials said some of the patients who were being taken care of in hospitals in Paris and Bordeaux were ready to be released.
That increase saw the total reach 1,523 deaths.
Despite the rise in deaths, China said the 2,641 new cases reported in the 24 hours to midnight on Friday represented a "major drop" in new cases.
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World Rugby says the Singapore and Hong Kong rounds of the popular Sevens Series have been moved from April until October. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen greeted the passengers with handshakes and bouquets as they stepped off the ship.
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He said Beijing and Shanghai have tightly controlled COVID-19 virus and account for around 33 per cent of airline movements. No Australians quarantined at Christmas Island or Darwin have tested positive for the disease, AAP reported.
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This is mainly due to the increase in contactless payment demand and the increase in the number of active Apple Pay devices. Apple claims that its policy is aimed at strengthening the security and to make user interaction with the system easier.
The fluctuation in numbers comes after authorities changed the basis for counting patients. There have been individual cases in Hong Kong, Japan, the Philippines and now France.
The epidemic has so far killed more than 1500 people.
On Friday, the first COVID-19 infection was reported in Africa when Egypt confirmed a case.
Meanwhile, a Channel 4 employee is among those being tested for coronavirus after feeling unwell following a trip to Asia.
Two staff from Lewisham Hospital in south London are now in isolation at home after coming into contact with the woman.