Amy WestFri, 26 February 2021, 5:06 pm
Good Morning Britain‘s Kate Garraway has confirmed that she has not allowed to visit her husband Derek Draper, who was admitted to hospital after contracting COVID-19 last April, for the last two months.
The television presenter offered the tragic update while interviewing retired boxer Frank Bruno during the latest instalment of the breakfast show on Friday (February 26), after he requested that she wish him well on his behalf.
“If you see your husband today, just give him my regards please, Kate,” the former athlete asked.
Garraway replied candidly: “I will do. Unfortunately, I’m not allowed to… Haven’t for two months, but I will try to pass that message on. That’s very kind.”
“Sorry. Please do… from my heart. No problem,” Bruno added.
Back in January, Garraway opened up about the struggles of noting being able to meet Derek face-to-face and how it might negatively affect his recovery, given his current memory problems.
“We’re back into a situation of looking at strangers in masks,” she said on the morning show.
“That’s the situation for everybody at the moment. It’s tough. When you’re someone like him, dealing with a consciousness problem and trying to emerge, I can’t help but fear it’s not helpful.
“There’s no end in sight to that. There’s no one to blame or be angry with. It’s tough.”
Good Morning Britain airs weekdays from 6am on ITV.
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