The Hebei victim, aged 80, was visiting relatives in Wuhan before he was diagnosed; 76 people who had close contact with him have reportedly been quarantined.
Wuhan virus: As the city's transport is shut down, residents beg for help as food prices soar, mask and disinfectant supplies dry up
The Hubei capital is the epicentre of the coronavirus, which is related to Sars.
From 10am on Thursday, all urban buses, subways, ferries and long-distance passenger transport are suspended in Wuhan
More than 440 cases of the virus have been reported in China as human-to-human transmission confirmed.
As the city at the epicentre of the virus is quarantined, the world increases its health checks on incoming Chinese travellers.
Committee will decide whether to declare outbreak an international public health emergency – a rare move only used for the gravest epidemics
The disease comes from the same family as the Sars virus that affected Hong Kong.
When Ma Gongzuo’s city-based business failed and he returned to his village, people saw him as a loser; a year later, he’s an undisputed hero.
A new strain from the family that caused Sars is identified in 15 patients
Luo Huining, a senior member of the Chinese Communist Party, replaces Wang Zhimin.