She said the virus had been "passed on in China" and the patient had been transferred to a specialist NHS centre at Guy's and St Thomas' in London, CNN reported.
British coronavirus "super spreader" Steve Walsh who may have infected almost a dozen other people has been released from hospital.
Describing how the patient came to seek help and the hospital's response, Travis added: "In this case, the patient self-presented at our A&E".
"As further assessment was required, the patient was then taken to a dedicated isolation room in the emergency department".
This message was placed on the surgery website earlier today. Patients with thought coronavirus have actually swabs taken of their nose as well as throat which are sent out to among 12 laboratories throughout the UK.
Earlier this week, the British authorities declared that the coronavirus was a "severe and imminent" menace to public well being.
"If this is low, then the risk of sustained human-to-human transmission is also low". Out of an abundance of caution, we temporarily suspended the account of the driver who transported the individual to hospital, and we remain in close contact with Public Health England. The Ferns Medical Practice in Farnham, Surrey, claimed that it was carrying out a deep tidy after an individual had actually come in after seeing "among the influenced coronavirus locations".
The virus-carrier was one of 250 delegates at the UK Bus Summit at the QEII Centre in on February 6, which was attended by Boris Johnson's Buses Minister, Baroness Vere of Norbiton.
As of Friday, about 1,500 people were dead and 65,000 sickened, mostly in China, with 26 other nations reporting illnesses related to COVID-19, not yet classified as a pandemic.
NHS chief executive, Sir Simon Stevens, said: "As our first group of guests leaves Arrowe Park Hospital, we want to thank them for the highly responsible, pragmatic and stoical way they have played their part in keeping both themselves and others safe".
He said: "Delay is the next stage of what we need to do because if we are going to get an outbreak in the United Kingdom - this is an if, not a when - but if we do, putting it back in time into the summer period, away from winter pressures on the NHS, buying us a bit more time to understand the virus better... is a big advantage".