Captain Tom health update: Family with war hero as he battles Covid – statement issued
The 100-year-old war hero was taken to hospital on Sunday after being treated for pneumonia for some time and testing positive for COVID-19 last week. In a statement released this evening, Bedford Hospital confirmed the veteran fundraiser is still being treated at the ward and his family are with him.
In the update, released with the agreement of his daughters Hannah Ingram-Moore and Lucy Teixeira, the hospital said: “Bedford Hospital continues to care for Captain Sir Tom Moore.
“At this time members of Captain Tom’s family are with him.
“We respectfully request that media give the family space and privacy and do not contact them directly so they can focus on their father, grandfather and father-in-law.”
On Sunday, the family confirmed he was taken to hospital after suffering breathing…