British presenter Kate Garraway has said she has not been able to see her husband Derek Draper since Christmas because he is still left in the hospital after his illness with COVID-19

Derek was hospitalized last spring after testing positive for the virus. Although he no longer has COVID-19, the disease has caused other problems in his body and he remains in a minimal state of consciousness

Kate was able to visit him with her and Derek’s children Darcey and William over Christmas, but Kate gave up today (11 February) announced on Good Morning Britain that they have not been able to see him since then as Great Britain is still locked

After her co-host Ben Shephard asked how Derek was doing, Kate said, “I couldn’t see him, Ben I haven’t seen him since Christmas, which of course means he’s able to Looking at strangers in masks That’s the situation for anyone who has someone they love in the hospital right now It’s not just for him it’s tough, it’s the same for people in nursing homes “

Kate and Ben then discussed Kate’s concerns about Derek’s lack of contact with loved ones Kate stated, “If you are someone like him dealing with a consciousness problem and trying to show up, I can’t help but fear that [not seeing your relatives] will not help”

“I have a feeling that it is and it is very difficult and of course there is no end in sight,” she said. “This is a really difficult thing there is no one to blame for it there is no one to be angry with, it is the situation we all find ourselves in “

Kate was back in the studio after a brief hiatus from the show and confirmed that she is feeling much better now after being “not very good”

“I think there was a case where the chickens came home to sleep, I had a lot of sleep, a little medicine, and felt better now,” she said

Kate announced in January that she was writing a book about Derek’s struggle with COVID-19 and its effects on him and his loved ones. Kate is due out in April and wants The Power of Hope to “be able to help others.” reach those who suffer “

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