Kate Garraway has revealed that Boris Johnson sent her ‘a private word’ as her husband battle for his life after being struck down by coronavirus.
The previous 12 months has been a traumatic and really worrying one for Kate and her household after her different half, former political aide Derek Draper contracted Covid-19 and was then positioned in a medically induced coma after his situation took a speedy flip for the more severe.
Kate was advised that Derek had ‘the worst an infection’ of any coronavirus survivor within the UK, and whereas he returned house final month after a 12 months in a hospital mattress, Kate has acknowledged there is a lengthy highway forward.
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And it was throughout a chat with Times Radio, that Kate revealed she’d obtained variety ideas from the Prime Minister, who himself ended up in hospital with the virus, whereas Derek fought for his life.
She stated: ” Boris Johnson really wrote a very, actually very private word reflecting on issues that he and Derek had been concerned in collectively and his impression of him as an individual, and in addition pondering of me and the kids.
And additionally Carrie as nicely, who I believe has had a troublesome time, significantly when Boris was in poor health and she or he was pregnant with a primary youngster.
“I believe she has had a difficult time coping with that. Mercifully, his well being is nice now however they will need to have had some darkish moments as nicely throughout that interval.”
Kate has simply launched her e-book The Power of Hope about how she and her household have gotten via the previous 12 months, with it following on from candid ITV documentary Finding Derek, which featured harrowing footage of among the upsetting conversations between Kate and Derek whereas he was in hospital.
Talking about his return house final month, the previous I’m A Celebrity contestant stated: “It’s been improbable; overwhelmingly difficult. Obviously, you recognize, there is a lengthy option to go to see extra of the Derek we love and the dad that we love and we’ve to see how that goes.
“But it is great to have him again.”