GEMMA Collins has paid tribute to the "incredible" nurses and doctors looking after her coronavirus-stricken dad.
The reality TV star is by her father's hospital bed tonight as she worries sick about his recovery.
Sharing a picture of his doctor, Gemma said: "Dr Angus Ehien and his team are just incredible.
"Thank you to the wonderful nurses and doctors at Queens Hospital."
This week Gemma revealed both her parents tested positive for coronavirus — and her dad told her he would "rather be dead"
The Towie star took to Instagram to share the devastating news that her dad and mum Alan and Joan Collins are "extremely unwell" and said her father broke down in tears after the deadly bug took hold.
She has been by her dad's side ever since he was admitted into hospital.
Gemma shared a picture of her holding the hand of her extremely ill dad.
She wrote: "Covid is so scary lying next to my dad holding his hand right now.
"I am sharing this to create awareness of how real Covid is."
Gemma, who lives in Essex which is currently in Tier 4 lockdown, begged her 2million followers to follow the Government guidelines to stop the spread of coronavirus.
The 39-year-old penned: "Please please please take notice of the guidelines ! Both my parents are extremely unwell with Covid 19 !
"Seeing my dad cry which he never does ! Was a shock and say he would rather be dead then experience everything his is going through right now… this has totally wiped him out and it’s heartbreaking 💔 my mum also is extremely extremely unwell with Covid also, this is real !
"And please please take notice and keep your loved ones SAFE 🙏🏻 it really is petrifying 😢 what a difference a year makes"
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