Hong Kong authorities reported 1st case of death affected by Coronavirus in the country.
At least 426 people have died of the disease in China itself, China's CGTN news reported.
The deceased, 39, was a long-time diabetic who had traveled to Wuhan -- the epicenter of the virus -- in January and returned home after two days, Hong Kong Free Press reported.
The autonomous region has reported 15 cases due to the virus which has affected over 20,000 others in China.
One person died of the same disease in the Philippines last Sunday.