Piers Morgan sends support to GMB co-star Kate Garraway after her husband is rushed to intensive care with coronavirus – The Sun

PIERS Morgan has sent his support to Kate Garraway after her husband was rushed to intensive care with coronavirus.

The 55-year-old presenter reached out to his Good Morning Britain co-star after news of Derek Draper's condition went public.

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Acknowledging that he'd been aware of his friend's situation beforehand, Piers tweeted: "Now it’s been made public, I can say this horrendous situation has brought the coronavirus crisis sharply into the hearts of all of us @GMB.

"My love & prayers to Kate & Derek."

Susanna Reid also messaged support, simply writing: "All my love to Kate and Derek."

Derek, 52, was rushed to hospital with COVID-19 symptoms on 30th March, and Kate is "sick with worry" as he remains in intensive care.

A source previously told us: "This is a desperate situation for Kate who is sick with worry about Derek’s health.

"He is intensive care battling coronavirus and for obvious reasons she is beside herself.

"Kate has symptoms herself too but they are mild so she is self-isolating at home with the kids.

"She is obviously off TV too. Everyone at GMB is so worried for her."

A spokesperson for Kate added: "Kate’s husband Derek Draper has been taken to hospital and is being treated in intensive care with a confirmed case of Covid-19.

"He was admitted on Monday and has since tested positive for the virus.

"Kate hasn’t been tested however she has also been displaying mild symptoms, also since Monday, and as a result has been on strict isolation with her children at home."


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Kate and Derek share two children together, 14-year-old Darcey, and William, 11.

The family won hearts during Kate's stint on I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! last year, with Derek, Darcey, and William throwing their support behind Kate on social media.

Coronavirus was officially deemed a global pandemic last month, and so far it has claimed the lives of 3,645 people in the UK.

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