Kate Garraway shares idyllic holiday video as her husband Derek Draper continues to recover from long-covid

Kate Garraway shares a sweet family video on social media as her family enjoyed time away during the half term

Kate Garraway
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Kate Garraway has taken to social media to share a sweet video of her family spending time together on holiday, her husband Derek is still recovering from long-covid after being hospitalised for nearly a year during the pandemic.

Kate Garraway has shared an adorable post on her social media of her family enjoying time away as they holiday in Cornwall. The star got some respite from caring from her husband as she took her children on a Cornish holiday with their grandparents.

The Good Morning Britain host has been very open about her husband Derek Draper’s struggle with Covid-19. In March, the presenter released an ITV show titled Kate Garraway: Finding Derek that explored his struggle with long-covid. 

The host also regularly shares updates on Good Morning Britain and only a few months ago shared a heartwarming Derek Draper update as he made an adorable comment about her new dress.

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Kate took to Instagram to thank Derek’s family for looking after him while she took the children on holiday. The caption of the post read, “Thanks to the wonderful mum dad & sisters draper for coming down to be with Derek (with nurses too of course) so I could take my mum dad, Darcey & Billy to Cornwall. And thanks so so much to @peugeotuk for lending us a car to get us there!”

She revealed that she was also able to reunite with family members who she hasn’t seen in years as she said, “We got to see my brother aunts uncles cousins & new baby cousins! None of us have been able to get to see each other since Xmas 2019. So much love & v emotional - not that it made our annual football match any less competitive!!! Hope you have all had a great #halfterm xxx #specialmemories.”

Fans loved this post from Kate and many took to social media to wish the host well. One fan said, “Bless you Kate you deserve a break I hope that you really had a fantastic break with your family you are an inspiration to us all.” Another said, “Beautiful and a well-deserved break for you all with amazing weather too.”