Kate Garraway opens up about husband's battle with Covid-19

Good Morning Britain presenter Kate Garraway has opened up about her husband Derek Draper's Covid-19 fight.

In an emotional update, Kate said it’s been an "excruciatingly worrying time" for her family as Derek remains in intensive care.

She also praised the "bravery" of the NHS for keeping her "very ill" husband alive.

Kate said: “Derek remains in intensive care and is still very ill... it remains an excruciatingly worrying time. The NHS team who have been working on him have all been extraordinary and I know it is only their professionalism, dedication and bravery that has kept Derek with us so far.”

She went on to say: “It is hard to find the right word, because thank you alone doesn’t seem enough. But I do thank them with all of my heart.”

Kate Garraway and Derek Draper with their two children

Kate added: "I also want to say thank you so much to everyone who has sent messages of support. I’m sorry that I’ve not been able to respond to them but I hope you will understand I’m focusing on Derek and my family right now."

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