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Kate Garraway's husband in intensive care with coronavirus

Kate Garraway's husband in intensive care with coronavirus
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Good Morning Britain host Kate Garraway's husband Derek Draper is hospitalised with coronavirus.

Kate Garraway's husband Derek Draper is in intensive care in hospital after contracting the deadly coronavirus.

The 52-year-old - a former advisor to Tony Blair - tested positive after being rushed to hospital with serious symptoms.

A spokesperson for the Good Morning Britain presenter said: "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."

Fellow GMB host Piers Morgan wrote on Twitter: "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 added: "All my love to Kate and Derek."

Garraway and Draper have two children, 14-year-old Darcey and 10-year-old William.

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