Hero doctor who worked 70 hour weeks on Covid frontline set to star in this year's Love Island

A HEROIC junior doctor who worked 70-hour weeks on the Covid frontline is set to star in this year’s Love Island.

Toluwa Adepeju, 25, issued advice to students as the pandemic raged and later urged people to get vaccinated.

 He once posted on Instagram: “68 hours in 7/7 days – the long week is finished.

"All glory be to God.”

An ITV source said: “He’s led from the very front – in hospital and online, educating people of the risks and the need to get vaccinated.

"He is a perfect pick.

"He’s modest, down to earth and loves what he does.”

Fellow medic Dr Alex George was a hit in 2018.

The show returns to Majorca this summer but ITV said: "No decisions have been made on the line-up.”

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