Five of 19 people pulled out from Thursday's incident in Shanghai were confirmed dead, the local government confirmed in a social media post.
Firefighters rescue people on site after a building collapsed in Shanghai on May 16, 2019. [Photo: Chinanews.com]
The remaining 14 people are receiving treatment in hospitals and are now in stable condition, it added.
19 people were rescued on Thursday afternoon as over 150 firefighters are still searching for survivors.
The car dealership building for Mercedes-Benz was under renovation when Thursday's incident occurred, according to the fire department, but the cause of the collapse remains unclear.
(Story includes material sourced from CGTN)