“It’s an old fashioned remedy but it seemed to do the trick.

“I did refuse to take the antibiotics the doctors prescribed me because I didn’t want to take any medicines.”

Health authorities, though, have never advised hot whisky with honey as a method to calm such symptoms.

Medical staff members wearing protective clothing work in a hospital in China (Image: AFP via Getty Images)
The teacher, originally from Llandudno, north Wales, spoke of his ordeal (Image: Facebook)

The teacher, originally from Llandudno, north Wales, said Wuhan has become a “ghost town” in recent weeks.The 25-year-old, who caught the virus two months ago, continued: “I’ve been off work and the boss thinks we will be reopening in a couple of weeks but I’m not so sure.

“Wuhan is becoming a real ghost town — there is hardly anybody in the streets and the shops are running low of fresh fruit and vegetables.

Connor told she has informed British authorities to say he had been diagnosed with the virus.

He added: “They kept asking if I wanted a place on a flight out but I said no.

“I’ll stick it out here. I am proof coronavirus can be beaten.”