A man linked to several coronavirus cases in the UK has said he has recovered from the illness.
Steve Walsh, who remains in an isolation unit in hospital, says his thoughts are with others who have contracted the virus.
He said his family have been asked to isolate themselves “as a precaution”.
Mr Walsh caught the coronavirus at a conference in Singapore and is thought to have infected 11 other people after travelling to a French ski resort.
Five of the cases linked to Mr Walsh are in England, five are in France and one is in Mallorca, Spain.
It takes the total number of people infected in the UK to eight.
Two of the new UK cases are understood to be GPs – one of whom works at the County Oak medical centre, in Brighton, east Sussex.
In a statement, Servomex, who employs Mr Walsh, said it continues to “provide support” to him and his family.
A company spokesperson added: “We are working with Public Health authorities to ensure the welfare of our staff and communities and wish anyone with the virus a quick and full recovery.”
Publish date : 2020-02-11 10:32:10