Coronavirus: Kate Garraway thanks NHS staff keeping husband ‘still with us’ after weeks in hospital

Derrick Santistevan

Kate Garraway has actually thanked the NHS staff who are working to assist her husband’s recovery from coronavirus after investing her first birthday without him in 16 years.

The TELEVISION speaker’s husband Derek Draper, a former lobbyist and political advisor, has actually been in hospital for more than a month with COVID-19, consisting of treatment in extensive care.

Nurses and medical professionals are keeping him “still with us” and “battling every day to inch him towards recovery”, Garraway stated in a message shared on social media.

After turning 53 on Monday, the Great Early Morning Britain (GMB) host posted an image of her husband taken while he was editor of a student paper on Instagram.

“So yesterday was always going to be a tough one, first birthday in 16 years without Derek, so for the kids and I, his absence was very present,” she stated.

“But we resolved to do what I think we are all having to do at the moment aren’t we, treasure and be grateful for the love around us, however distanced we are from it.”

Garraway, who looked like a candidate on I’m A Star … Get Me Out Of Here! in 2015, consisted of an image of a birthday cake she got from “strangers” and likewise thanked her “amazing” family and her husband’s pals, “who sent me messages of fun times they have had with him”.

Draper, 52, was required to hospital at the end of March.

Garraway exposed in April that her husband had actually been taken into extensive care and was in a crucial condition with coronavirus

She has actually been supplying routine updates on her husband’s condition to correspond with the Clap for Carers on Thursday nights, and recently exposed that he is “still with us, but what a battle it is”.

The couple wed in 2005 and have a child and a child.

On Sunday, Garraway’s GMB co-host Piers Morgan stated he was being evaluated for coronavirus after suffering a “mild symptom”.

Nevertheless, on Monday he exposed he had actually evaluated unfavorable and would be going back to deal with the show as soon as he is recommended he can do by his physician.

3 weeks earlier, fellow co-host Susanna Reid self-isolated at her home in London when a member of her home developed signs of the infection.

Reporters are classified as essential employees and, like all broadcasters, consisting of Sky News, Morgan has actually been appreciating social distancing guidelines while on air.

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