His death came a day after Hong Kong's leader announced the closure of all but two land border crossings to the Chinese mainland in a bid to halt the spread of the virus.
As thousands of hospital workers in Hong Kong went on strike to demand the border with mainland China be closed completely, the city announced that all people entering from the mainland, including Hong Kong residents, must be quarantined for 14 days.
Earlier, the regional health committee said that the death toll from novel coronavirus in China's Hubei province had reached 414, with more than 13,522 people infected with the virus.
AIR correspondent in Beijing reports that amid increasing global efforts and statements between USA and China, China has accepted United States offer to have U.S. experts as part of a World Health Organization mission to study and help combat the virus that emerged in Hubei's provincial capital of Wuhan.
He tested positive for the virus on January 31-the 13th confirmed case of coronavirus in Hong Kong.
The passengers and crew members may be quarantined on the ship if the captain agrees to do so, the official said.
Japanese officials were conducting medical checks on more than 3,000 people on board a Japanese-operated cruise ship after a passenger tested positive after leaving the vessel while it was in Hong Kong.
The US, Australia, and Singapore have temporarily shut their doors to non-citizens who have recently traveled to China.
He said the increase in Chinese cases recently can be partly attributed to the fact that Chinese officials expanded their search to include milder cases, not only people with pneumonia. "So we are very confident, and there is no need for panic", she said.
Hong Kong media said the man had underlying health issues that complicated his treatment.
The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak an worldwide emergency. A total of 313 people in Wuhan have now died from the virus.
All the Chinese cities including Beijing have been reporting daily increase in the cases of the virus, which has no cure yet.
A 1,000-bed field hospital in Wuhan built from scratch within two weeks to relieve overburdened medical facilities started receiving patients on Tuesday, with a second makeshift hospital due to open later this week.
Cases of the coronavirus that originated in China's Wuhan are "doubling every five days" and dealing with the fallout is a "marathon, not a sprint", Britain's Health Secretary has said.
While stock markets reopened, most provinces have extended the holiday to try to contain the virus, with workers in Hubei not scheduled to return until after February 13. Briand also warned against wearing masks as a "false sense of security" when hand washing is the key to stopping the spread of the infection.
There are about 150 confirmed cases in 23 other countries.
Leishenshan ("Thunder God Mountain"), another hospital on an adjacent site, is set to start admitting patients on Thursday, with 1,600 beds.
One man, Fang Bin, said he saw wards so crowded during a visit to the city's No. 5 Hospital on Saturday that some patients were forced to sit on the ground.
China's top leadership has admitted "shortcomings and deficiencies" in the country's response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
That pathogen killed 349 people in China and hundreds more in Hong Kong and overseas.