Necessary measures will be taken duly in case of a wider outbreak, the Health Ministry assured.
Coronaviruses are a broad family of viruses, but only six (the new one would make it seven) are known to infect people.
The Chinese government is keen to avoid a repeat of SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, another coronavirus that started in southern China in late 2002 and spread to more than two dozen countries, killing almost 800 people. The total known number of people infected now stands at 62, of which two people have died, and five are in a critical condition.
On Friday, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States announced that airports in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles would begin screening passengers from Wuhan for the virus. India, Japan, Taiwan and several other countries too have alerted their citizens to exercise caution in this regard.
Preliminary epidemiological investigations revealed some of the infected people had no direct contact with the seafood market in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, to which most cases are being attributed.
However, a study, by Imperial College London, suggests that an estimated 1,723 people were likely to have been infected by January 12, the report said.
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Temperature tests started at Wuhan's Tianhe global airport on Wednesday but two flight attendants who were working at domestic terminals told Reuters they had not received any extra training or warnings.
According to reports from the agency, Thailand had found a second case of the new Chinese corona virus when the authorities prepared the Chinese visitors, almost one million of which are expected for the CNY holidays next week.
Illness symptoms related to the outbreak as said to include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.
"Much remains to be understood about the new coronavirus", it said.
For the screening, officials will check people's body temperatures and ask questions about certain symptoms, Cetron said. It has been temporarily closed while disinfection is carried out, the Xinhua report said.
Wuhan is a city of 11 million inhabitants that serves as a major transport hub, including during the annual Lunar New Year holiday, when hundreds of millions of Chinese people travel across the country to visit family. But the magnitude of these numbers suggests that substantial human-to-human transmission can not be ruled out.