Kate Garraway was recently hospitalized due to chest pains caused by stress related to her husband Derek Draper’s battle with Covid-19. The television presenter, 53, has been going through a difficult time as her husband continues to fight the virus after being admitted to the hospital in March 2020.
Garraway’s spokesperson confirmed that she was taken to the hospital for medical attention after experiencing chest pains and was subsequently discharged. The spokesperson also emphasized that Garraway’s health condition is being closely monitored.
Derek Draper, a former political advisor, has been in the hospital for over a year now, with his battle against Covid-19 being described as one of the longest in the UK. He has faced various complications, including kidney failure, liver and pancreas damage, and holes in his heart and lungs. Despite these challenges, Garraway has remained hopeful and has been providing updates on her husband’s condition.
Throughout this challenging period, Garraway has been open about the emotional toll it has taken on her and their two children. She has been juggling work commitments while also supporting her husband and managing the household responsibilities. The presenter has received an outpouring of support from fans and colleagues in the industry.
In addition to her television career, Garraway has also been working on a documentary that follows her family’s journey during Draper’s illness. The documentary, titled “Finding Derek,” aired on ITV in March 2021 and provided an intimate look into their lives amidst the pandemic.
Garraway’s experience highlights the immense strain that many families have faced due to the ongoing pandemic. It serves as a reminder of the importance of mental health and the need for support systems during difficult times.
As Garraway continues to navigate this challenging chapter in her life, she remains grateful for the support she has received and hopes for her husband’s recovery. She has expressed her appreciation for the NHS staff who have been caring for Draper and has urged the public to take the pandemic seriously and follow guidelines to prevent the spread of the virus.