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Kate Garraway Says Husband Derek Is "Fighting So Hard" To Come Home From Hospital

Kate Garraway says her husband is "fighting so hard" to come home from the hospital
May 8, 2020 - 12:33 / Sarah Schulz

GMB presenter Kate Garraway has given an update on her husband Derek Draper's battle with the novel coronavirus. Every Thursday she posts a video for #clapthecarers and gives an update on Derek's health. 

Kate Garraway took to Instagram on Thursday night to give an update on her husband Derek. In a video she posted of her family's experience clapping for the carers on Thursday evenings at 8 p.m., she gave her followers updated insight into Derek's health status.

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"Derek is still with us, fighting so hard to beat this virus & everyday I am awestruck by how hard every member of the nhs team is fighting to turn things around & bring him ( & so many others) home to their loved ones," she wrote below the video. 

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The neighbours turned into "red arrows" tonight for #clapthecarers #nhs & #keyworkers . Have taken so much comfort & inspiration from the spirit of the country beautifully personified by Captain Tom these past few weeks.........and with VE Day tomorrow it's a reminder of the strength and resilience that we all have within us if we pull together and keep going. Derek is still with us, fighting so hard to beat this virus & everyday I am awestruck by how hard every member of the nhs team is fighting to turn things around & bring him ( & so many others) home to their loved ones. You are amazing - thank you thank you Sending love to you all in these terrible times #staypositive #hope #standtogether

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Kate's post also shed light on VE Day which happens to be today. Some neighborhood children ran down the street in the video with coloured flares of red, white and blue. Kate made reference in her caption to Captain Tom and his strength. 

"Have taken so much comfort & inspiration from the spirit of the country beautifully personified by Captain Tom these past few weeks...and with VE Day tomorrow it’s a reminder of the strength and resilience that we all have within us if we pull together and keep going," she wrote. 

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We are thinking of Kate and sending our best wishes to her, her children and her husband Derek in this time of need.