In Germany, 13 cases are reported, of which two are children who have no symptoms. Two more of these people flew from China on an evacuation flight last weekend.
British authorities confirmed the third case in the country, saying the patient was infected outside the country. The two previous cases are students at York University.
At the same time, Italy announced the first confirmed case. Authorities say a 34-year-old man contracted the virus in Wuhan.
In Geneva, the WHO head said he would convene an international research conference next week to identify promising drugs and vaccines.
As we reported before, Healthcare Ministry of Japan stated that number of people diagnosed with coronavirus at Diamond Princess cruise ship increased thrice.
The ministry noted that 41 people at the vessel, which is under quarantine in Yokohama, Japan, has positive test for new type of coronavirus.
Besides, there are 21 citizens of Japan, eight citizens of the U.S., five Australians, five Canadians and one citizen of Argentina and the U.K. among the infected.