Russian authorities, meanwhile, reported Monday that a Russian woman aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan is the first Russian citizen to be diagnosed with COVID-19.
Russian Federation has seen only two cases of the COVID-19 disease caused by the virus, two Chinese citizens who have been treated and released.
The number of people infected with the coronavirus in the USA almost doubled Monday, as the second charter flight carrying American evacuees previously trapped on a Japanese cruise ship landed in Texas.
For people who have severe cases, it can turn into pneumonia, SARS, kidney failure and death, according to the World Health Organization. More than 1,200 individuals on the cruise boat, which had 3,700 passengers and crew on board, were analyzed since the quarantine started - 355 of these have tested positive for the virus, such as some Americans.
The Foreign Office has come under mounting pressure to evacuate British nationals from the ship which has had more than 450 cases of coronavirus on board.
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the 15th case of the coronavirus in the states. They will potentially be cleared to leave the ship in a matter of days, but they will not be allowed to reenter the USA until March 4.
The Diamond Princess, owned by Carnival, has been quarantined at the port of Yokohama for two weeks.
The US Departments of State and Health and Human Services announced that 14 of the passengers tested positive for the virus during the evacuation process.
"They're going to be relieved when they see us on the plane... but we want to make sure we aren't carrying anything before we see friends and family", Mark said.
Chinese authorities reported early Monday that there were about 100 new deaths from coronavirus, the lowest daily count since February 11.
Many countries have banned arrivals from China while major airlines have suspended flights to the country.
She said it is among the things that will be discussed during the technical working group meeting of the Interagency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases on Monday afternoon and another high-level meeting on Tuesday.
Several hundred passengers from the ship flew out of Cambodia on Friday and Saturday, according to the AP.
"We're all going to be breathing the same air, whereas on the ship, we're breathing fresh air", she said.
In total, there have been over 70,000 confirmed cases of the virus worldwide and it has killed over 1,700 people.
Champagne said about 250 Canadians on a separate cruise ship off the shore of Cambodia, the Westerdam, have tested negative for the coronavirus and will be returned to Canada at the expense of the cruise line, Holland America.