The NHC also announced the corpses of those who died due to the outbreak will be burned in crematorium areas near the hospital.
The NHC reported the number of new cases of virus detection within last 24 hours increased to 2,590.
The cases have been reported also in Thailand, Japan, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, the U.S., France, Germany, North Korea, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, Vietnam, Italy, Spain, Sweden, the U.K., Russia, Nepal, Cambodia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Finland and India.
The virus, which originated in Wuhan, is said to have been transmitted to humans from animals, particularly bats.
Spain confirmed Saturday its first case in one of five suspected German tourists in La Gomera, one of the islands in Spain’s Canary Island chain.
The U.S. declared a public health emergency due to the new type of coronavirus epidemic.
Travelers from China are being screened for the virus at airports worldwide and several airlines suspended flights to Wuhan.