In a separate statement, NHS strategic incident director, Professor Keith Willett, announced that Steven Walsh, a businessman linked to 11 cases of coronavirus, has made a full recovery and now been discharged from the hospital.
The victim is believed to be a Chinese national who was diagnosed on Thursday NZ time.
The U.K.'s most recent patient contracted the virus while in China and Professor Paul Cosford, director for Health Protection and medical director for Public Health England, told BBC they expect more cases involving global travelers.
Earlier this week, the British authorities declared that the coronavirus was a "severe and imminent" menace to public well being.
The coronavirus has killed more than 1000 people to date.
"I would like to thank the clinical team who treated Mr Walsh in hospital, as well as all the NHS staff who are working hard with other health organisations to limit the spread of coronavirus and treat the small numbers who have contracted the illness", he added.
He was diagnosed on February 6.
"It's good to be back with my family and I would ask you please to respect our privacy from this point on".
Steve Walsh raised concerns of a coronavirus "super-spreader" after the extent of his travels while he had the virus became known.
Meanwhile, the quarantine of 83 people being held in Arrowe Park Hospital in Wirral, Merseyside, is expected to be lifted amid reports they have all tested negative for the covid-19 strain of the coronavirus.
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Dr Ashley Bloomfield, in an update on the deadly outbreak, said there are now three labs in NZ that can test 24/7 as well as ESR in Wellington. The woman had flown into Heathrow from China at the weekend and called NHS 111 when she developed symptoms after landing.In an attempt to slow the spread of the virus, officials have now been ordered to trace all who she may have been in contact with since returning to the British capital, as well as the fellow passengers in her flight from China.Coronavirus first originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December previous year and has killed more than 1,300 people in that country alone. It's also been the deadliest area for the virus and 95 percent of the deaths in China are in Hubei.