Dr Li was told by police to stop "spreading rumours" when he tried to warn about the new virus.
Talk of a conspiracy is likely overblown but the real number is almost certainly higher.
A third case of coronavirus has been confirmed in the UK.
Almost overnight, Britons of Chinese descent who were born and raised in the UK have suddenly all become tourists from China, journalist Vivian Song writes.
94 UK nationals and family members have already been evacuated from Wuhan.
“It’s a balance between challenging thought processes and having healthy caution."
Dominic Raab says government is working "around the clock" to evacuate UK citizens from Hubei Province.
But leader Carrie Lam refused to give in to calls from striking medical workers to close the border completely.
They will join 83 people already in isolation at Arrowe Park Hospital in the Wirral.