The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham said last week the novel coronavirus patient's admission had been subject to "stringent infection controls".
The patient, who died Sunday morning in the hospital's critical care unit, is believed to have contracted the virus from a relative who is being treated for the condition at a Manchester hospital.
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