And a person in Spain who tested positive was believed to have caught the virus from Walsh, a so-called super spreader, or one or transmits more infections than the majority of sick people do.
After recovering from the illness, Walsh praised the NHS for their care and expressed his sympathies "with others who have contracted coronavirus".
Hancock revealed that United Kingdom health authorities' work helped to find the five Britons who are still isolated in France.
Mr Walsh is also linked to five further cases of coronavirus in the United Kingdom, including the doctor working at the Brighton surgery.
Walsh said as soon as he realized he had been exposed to a confirmed case of the virus, he spoke to his doctor and public health authorities.
"I was advised to attend an isolated room at hospital, despite showing no symptoms, and subsequently self-isolated at home as instructed". "When the diagnosis was confirmed, I was sent to an isolation unit in the hospital where I am staying, and as a precaution, my family was asked to isolate itself".
"It's good to be back with my family and I would ask you please to respect our privacy from this point on".
He made a statement tonight thanking the British National Health Service for his recovery. We continue to provide support to him and his family.
A Servomex spokesman said the company remained opened and was working with "authorities to ensure the welfare of our staff".
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Steve Walsh made a statement on Tuesday after focusing on intense media coverage when it turned out that he may have unwittingly contributed to the spread of the new corona virus in Europe.
"This volunteer has not been to any Scout meetings since his return to the UK".
As of 12 February, there were 45,204 cases of the coronavirus globally, as the United Kingdom total reached eight.
"Contact tracing of the first four cases has been undertaken rapidly and is now complete while tracing for the latest four cases is ongoing", health minister Matt Hancock told parliament.
He said: "A small number of them will be patients who these healthcare workers have been involved with treating, but it is actually a relatively small number".
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Frequent hand washing with soap or gel, avoiding close contact with people who are ill and not touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands, can help cut the risk of infection.
Patcham Nursing Home in Brighton also "closed to all visitors" earlier today (Tuesday) after one of the infected Global Positioning System visited a patient there earlier this month.
The death toll in China surged to 1,016 on Tuesday after 108 more deaths were reported.
Public Health England's Emeritus Medical Director Paul Cosford told Sky News earlier Monday that four new cases confirmed in Britain were "not a surprise" due to their links to a known case, believed to be Walsh.
Walsh, who resides in Hove county in Brighton, was diagnosed with Covid-19 last week.
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