KATE Garraway has told of her devastation at being told husband Derek Draper may be "locked in" forever after his covid-19 battle.
After contracting the virus more than a year ago, Derek faced an uphill battle to survive. It ravaged his body, his kidneys failed, he has liver and pancreas damage and his heart has stopped more than once.
Countless infections have left holes in his lungs and the battle has seen him lose eight stone. However Kate has revealed that doctors still can’t tell her whether Derek will recover - and they have warned her he may remain “locked in” for good. “The very worst moment was when they said he could be locked in for ever," she told The Sunday Times. "And I just thought, this is a horror story.