The virus is spreading with three infected with Wuhan virus in Singapore after two new cases were confirmed.
More than a dozen people in the UK have been tested for the new strain of coronavirus, Public Health England has said.
Five people have tested negative while nine others are waiting for results.
In Scotland, where five people were tested, an incident team has been set up to deal with the health threat.
Globally, there are more than 800 confirmed cases of the virus, which has killed 26 people in China. Authorities there are battling to contain it.