the UK was "well prepared" to deal with coronavirus cases and The Risk for people "remained low", the government has said.
Downing Street said, 99% of the tested in the UK had come back negative.
The total number of cases in the UK could a 13
It Comes amid growing fears of the outbreak to reach pandemic scale
It's hard measures it has taken to try and contain the outbreak, including the enforcement of a lockdown in several small towns in Lombardy and Veneto.
Asked whether similar measures could be imposed to that said in the UK, the Prime Minister 's official spokesman: "We are led by the Council of the Public Health and medical experts and take the steps you feel are necessary to best protect The British public. "
The Risk for people "remains low" and 99% of the tested in the UK had come back negative, the spokesman added.
He said: "We are good cases, prepared for the UK, we are best practices to prevent further spread, and the NHS is very well prepared and used to manage infections. "
The government will continue to work to "closely" with The World health organization and the international partners, and "remain prepared for all eventualities," he said.
The Foreign office has updated at the weekend, the spokesman added.
the Irish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
the UK has confirmed the delivered equipment, including face masks in China to help in the fight against the spread of the disease, the spokesman.
"We have delivered [the Chinese government] with 1,800 pairs of glasses, 430,000 disposable gloves, 194,000 disinfecting wipes, 37,500 medical dresses and 2,500 masks," he said.More Than 620 people on Board the Diamond Princess , tested positive for The Virus
they were among 30 of the repatriated Britons and Two Irish citizens at the beginning of a 14-day quarantine in Arrowe Park Hospital in Wirral.Two of The British , who were not on the evacuation flight, Sally and David Abel, treated in a Japanese hospital
spokeswoman Margaret Harris said: "We could start to describe it, such as a pandemic, but in the moment we say, it is clusters and outbreaks in some countries. "
She Said that, in most cases, there was a clear epidemiological link between the affected and cases from Asia reported.
"When was that added all around the globe and we see a systematic community transmission, we would say, this is the definition of a pandemic" is added.