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Kate Garraway Shares First Photo Of Husband In Hospital Amid Covid Battle

Hannah O'Connell
Hannah O'Connell

11:38 16 Mar 2021


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Finding Derek

Kate Garraway has shared the first photo of her husband Derek in over a year.

The 53-year-old was admitted to hospital with covid last March and hasn't been home since.

While he has been free from the virus since last summer, Derek developed a number of complications.

Covid caused him kidney failure, liver damage, bacterial pneumonia, and pancreas and heart failure.

 

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An ITV documentary called Finding Derek  is set to air next Tuesday.

In the one-off special, Kate reveals that doctors have no idea why the virus had such an impact on her husband.

She questions, "is he going to be able to come back or will he be alive, but no longer the person he was?".

Kate Garraway shares photos of seriously ill husband Derek Draper in Covid documentary - Sound Health and Lasting Wealth

Due to current lockdown restrictions, Kate hasn't seen her husband since December.

She has been told several times to prepare for Derek's death however, the political advisor continues to fight.

 

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Finding Derek airs at 9pm on ITV on Tuesday, 23rd March.


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