A Chinese consulate-sponsored exhibit showing supposed social advances in Tibet has now been removed from a library in Queens, and will not be circulated to other branches.
Confirmed cases have now been moved to Sichuan's Dartsedo county for medical treatment, local sources say.
Around 370 people have meanwhile been quarantined for observation in Tawu facilities described by one source as 'makeshift' and 'poor.'
Most Tawu infections have been found among members of three families, state media and other sources say.
A source said the woman took her own life because she could not bear life in detention.
Refugees fleeing China's rule in Tibet may now be sent back, with long-time Tibetan residents of Nepal subject to possible future extradition for 'political offenses.'
State TV said a Tibetan nurse volunteered to go to Wuhan, but her relatives say she was ordered.
Of particular concern are persons coming in from outside areas and local residents hiding visitors who have not reported themselves for medical checks.
Netizens must create a 'clean and harmonious cyberspace,' warn public security officials in Tibet's Chamdo prefecture.
Meanwhile, three cases of infection have been confirmed in the Kanlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Gansu, health officials say.
Residents say screening measures at points of entry are not enough.
Hospitals in the region ask for donations of medical supplies.
Travel between Lhasa and other areas remains blocked, with health officials stationed along major roads to screen travelers for signs of infection.
'Patient Zhang' arrived in Lhasa by train on Jan. 24 and was admitted to a hospital next day for treatment and tests.
Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan and Yunnan all report positive tests as infection spreads.
The Tibet Policy and Support Act passes the House by a vote of 392 to 22, and now requires a vote in the Senate.
Monasteries and major cultural sites are closing, while health officials screen travelers at entry points to Tibet's regional capital Lhasa, sources say.
Many came from Wuhan, leaving just ahead of a Jan. 22 ban on travel from the area where the coronavirus began to spread.
Many with homes in the high-altitude region are going back, fearing infection in areas of mainland China.
They had interfered with local government and spread 'the evil influence' of religion, state-controlled Tibetan media say.
Some say the move will further undermine Tibetan national identity, already weakened by Han Chinese migration into the region.
Similar Ministry of Education directives were issued in 2018 and last year.
Sources in Tibet say many more monks were arrested in the area since.
Followers believe an announcement citing 'illegal activities' was scripted by Chinese authorities wanting to reduce the centers' influence.
Concerns over this year's observance may reflect worries about ties to a ceremony in India led by the Dalai Lama.
The Tibet Policy and Support Act of 2019 passes the House Foreign Affairs Committee with bipartisan support and will next go to the full House for a vote.
The detentions follow Chinese government warnings against posting illegal content on the WeChat messaging service.
They must demonstrate political reliability and support of China's rule in their homeland, instructors say.
Anya Sengdra is sentenced to seven years for 'disturbing public order' after complaining online about official corruption and environmental abuses.
Yonten's protest brings to 156 the number of Tibetans who have set themselves on fire to protest Chinese rule in their homeland.