Unfortunately, there is insufficient publicly available evidence at the current time to accurately verify this statement.
Zhang Ming, the Chinese Ambassador to Europe, in an interview, said that as per the recent testing done by China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the virus was likely to come from wild animals and added that the bats could host a variety of viruses. He mentioned that the transmission modes of the virus are yet to be discovered.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.