Fiona Phillips reveals she has coronavirus but asks fans not to panic for her – The Sun

FIONA Phillips has revealed she has coronavirus.

The former GMTV presenter, 59, took to Twitter to tell her fans that she has been suffering with the dangerous virus but insisted that there was no need to panic for her yet.

She tweeted: "I am in bed with #coronvirusuk

"It’s not a very pleasant bedfellow, but nothing more than sore throat, dry cough, headache & tiredness. As long as it stays that way….DON’T panic!"

Her former co-star Eamonn Holmes sent her his best wishes, writing: "Get well soon Miss Fyona. Keep us posted x"

In reply to another follower's message, Fiona said she "wasn't suffering" and was fine.

Fiona is married to This Morning editor Martin Frizell.


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Tonight the Government ordered the closure of all pubs, bars, gyms and cinemas as part of the efforts to halt the spread of coronavirus.

Boris Johnson made the unprecedented announcement this evening ordering all venues to shut their doors as the Government tries to battle the outbreak.

Cinemas, gyms, leisure centres and cafes will also close across Britain, in a desperate bid to save British lives as the death toll rose to 177 in the UK today.

The extraordinary measure comes as a London hospital declared a "critical incident" over ICU bed shortages.


Restaurants will still be allowed to do takeaways, but supermarkets are unlikely to be affected at this stage.

The Prime Minister pleaded with the public not to go out tonight, and to think of others.

He said: "Some people may of course be tempted to go out tonight and I say to you please don't.

"You may think that you are invincible but there is no guarantee that you will get mild symptoms and you can still be a carrier of the disease and pass it on to others."

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