By Lizzie Day •
Published: 25 Apr 2020 • 11:25
Good Morning Britain presenter Kate Garraway has opened up about her heartache as her husband Derek Draper fights fro his life against coronavirus.
THE 52-year-old shared an update with fans on her Club Garraway Well-being website.
She thank them for their support and praised NHS staff for caring for her husband who is in a ‘deeply critical condition.’
Kate wrote: ‘You may have seen over the last few weeks that my husband Derek has been seriously ill in hospital with Covid-19.
‘I am afraid that he remains in a deeply critical condition and is very ill, but he’s still alive so there is hope.
‘It remains an extremely worrying time for us all and the last couple of weeks have been the hardest of my life.’
Kate added: ‘From the bottom of my heart a billion thank yous to the extraordinary NHS workers whose skills, dedication and downright guts in the face of so much personal risk, are keeping my Derek alive, just as they are for thousands of other Covid patients
‘Sending so much love and support to the thousands who have had that hope for their loved ones stolen by this hideous disease. You are not alone and I hope that helps give you strength to withstand the torture of grief.
‘I wanted to send a huge thank you to all of you who have sent me such wonderful messages wishing Derek well. It has meant the world to me.
‘I am sorry I have not been able to reply to them individually, as I am sure you will understand that I am focusing on my family and Derek right now.’
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