Captain Sir Tom Moore was hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus.
The war veteran, 100, rose to fame during the pandemic after raising millions for the NHS.
On Sunday, his daughter Hannah posted a statement to Twitter to confirm that her father had been hospitalized.
– Captain Tom Moore (@captaintommoore) January 31, 2021
Captain Sir Tom Moore was hospitalized with coronavirus
The statement read: “I wanted to keep everyone informed that my father was hospitalized today (Sunday January 31st).
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“He has been treated for pneumonia in the past few weeks and tested positive for COVID-19 last week.
“He was at home to this day when he needed extra help with breathing.
“He’s being treated in a ward even though he’s not in the intensive care unit.”
She added, “The medical attention he has received over the past few weeks has been remarkable.
“We know that the wonderful staff at Bedford Hospital will do everything to make him comfortable and hopefully return home as soon as possible.
“We understand that everyone will wish him well, we will of course focus on my father and will update you when we are able. Hannah x. “
Fans rushed to the post office to convey their congratulations to Captain Tom and his family.
One person said, “We hope you will get well soon. All of the county will send you our love and thoughts. “
Another wrote: “Very sad to hear that. Thoughts are with you and the family. “
A third added: “Get well soon, Sir Captain Tom.
“You gave me a lot of pleasure when you selflessly thought of others.”
What did Captain Tom do during the pandemic?
Sir Tom became famous after raising millions for NHS charities by doing laps in his garden on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
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And since then, the fundraising legend has surfaced in Piers Morgan’s life stories and has even been knighted by the Queen.
Regarding the honor, he said: “This is such a high distinction, and to receive it from Her Majesty, what more could anyone ask for? This was an absolutely great day for me. “
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