03 April 2020

TV presenter Kate Garraway self-isolates with children as husband Derek Draper is in intensive care with coronavirus

Good Morning Britain presenter Kate Garraway's husband Derek Draper is battling coronavirus and is said to be seriously ill in hospital.

The TV personality has been forced to stop working on the show and is self-isolating at home with her children after showing symptoms of the virus herself.

A source told The Sun: "This is a desperate situation for Kate who is sick with worry about Derek's health."

And a spokesman for Kate told MailOnline: "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 Good Morning host Piers Morgan took to Twitter after the news broke.

He said: "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."

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