Kate Garraway reveals update on husband Derek Draper as GMB star says 'we keep ploughing on' | The Sun

Kate Garraway reveals update on husband Derek Draper as GMB star says 'we keep ploughing on' | The Sun

GOOD Morning Britain star Kate Garraway has revealed an update on husband Derek Draper.

Kate, 56, opened up on Derek's progress at last night's National Television Awards -saying "we keep ploughing on".

Derek is one of the UK's longest suffering patients of Covid, yet has since been battling a variety of health problems, after the virus caused brain inflammation, kidney failure, and damage to his liver and pancreas.

Kate exclusively told The Sun: “He's doing alright. There’s been no dramatic progress I’m afraid but we keep ploughing on. 

"Derek and the kids are all watching at home but we’ve got it on record too to watch together.

"I’m just glad I didn’t fall over.”


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We have previously reported how Kate and Derek, who are parents of two, have turned to help from experts in America and a "potentially life-saving trial" in Mexico.

Kate previously said: "Disability has a wide-range – Derek hasn't got the cognitive skills or upper-body strength that you've got.

"We realised we couldn't get him into the country.

"He went forward [in the machine] and the door locked and then the disabled person has to free it.

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"You're not allowed because of the border to do it yourself.

"Derek struggled to push the door and couldn't get out, and Kate added: "He was stuck in no man's land and literally between two borders for about an hour or so.

"That's even when conscious effort has been made to make things work."

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