Ben Shephard sang Kate Garraway’s praises on right now’s Good Morning Britain as she scooped Hey’s inspiration of the 12 months award.
Kate was honoured with the prize in response to how she’s coped within the face of her husband Derek Draper’s coronavirus battle.
Derek has been in hospital since March and was positioned right into a medically induced coma after contracting the virus. 9 months later, he nonetheless remains in hospital as he battles issues from Covid-19.
‘Everyone knows what she’s been by means of and the way extraordinary she has been and she is going to palm it off and say, “I simply needed to do it and there are different folks doing extra wonderful issues”,’ Ben stated.
‘We’re terribly pleased with you Kate and what you’ve managed to do and have an enormous quantity of admiration. And infrequently have a look at ourselves and marvel the way you handle to get by means of it and do it.’
‘I used to be completely flabbergasted and shocked,’ Kate responded. ‘It was very, very candy.’
Ben Shephard praised Kate Garraway on right now’s present (Image: ITV)
She added: ‘I really feel like I’ve simply been making an attempt to get by means of. If it has been useful then that’s pretty.
‘Should you’ve misplaced somebody on account of Covid or misplaced somebody for no matter motive, I feel Christmas could be very powerful, so I’m fortunate that Derek continues to be with us and we nonetheless have hope for subsequent 12 months.’
Derek Draper was initially admitted to hospital with Covid-19 signs on March 30 and stays severely ailing (Pictured: Rex)
Earlier this week, Kate revealed she’s facing new ‘challenges’ with husband Derek whereas additionally sharing her latest contemporary coronavirus scare.
It emerged that Kate and her two kids Billy and Darcey have been compelled to self-isolate after being uncovered to Covid-19 from a baby of their college.
Upon her return, the presenter stated: ‘A couple of challenges kicking off, challenges with Derek as there all the time are.
‘Additionally we had outdoors of Derek a little bit little bit of a scare within the sense that the kids had come into contact with anyone who, after coming into contact with them, examined optimistic for coronavirus.’
Good Morning Britain airs weekdays at 6am on ITV.