Gemma Collins praises NHS workers as her dad continues battling coronavirus in hospital

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Gemma Collins thanked NHS staff for their help as her dad continues to battle coronavirus in hospital.

The Towie star recently revealed that parents Alan and Joan had contracted Covid-19, just before Christmas.

She later explained that her father’s condition had worsened, and he was being treated for his symptoms in hospital.

Taking to her Instagram story, the 39-year-old heaped praise on those taking care of him.

Sharing a snap of the health expert by her dad’s bedside, Gemma wrote: ‘Dr Angus Ehien and his team are just incredible’.

Beside another upload, she simply added a ‘Thank You!’ sticker.

Gemma previously revealed she was left terrified for her dad’s health, urging fans to take coronavirus seriously.

‘Please please please take notice of the guidelines! Both my parents are extremely unwell with Covid 19!’ she wrote. 

‘Seeing my dad cry which he never does! Was a shock and say he would rather be dead then experience everything he is going through right now… 

‘This has totally wiped him out and it’s heartbreaking.

‘My mum also is extremely extremely unwell with Covid also, this is real ! And please please take notice and keep your loved ones SAFE.

‘It really is petrifying. What a difference a year makes.’

In another update, the I’m A Celebrity favourite added:‘I’m so scared right now my dad is so unwell I have never seen anything like this in my lifetime. 

‘Covid is so scary laying next to my dad holding his hand right now. I am showing you this to create awareness of how real Covid is.’

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