CAPTAIN Sir Tom Moore has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been admitted to hospital where he is being treated for pneumonia.
His daughter Hannah confirmed the news in a statement on Sunday and said the NHS hero had difficulty breathing .
However, sir Tom, 100, is being treated in a ward and not in ICU.
The statement added: “The medical care he has received in the last few weeks has been remarkable and we know that the wonderful staff at Bedford Hospital will do all they can to make him comfortable and hopefully return home as soon as possible.
“We understand that everyone will be wishing him well. We are of course focusing on my father and will update you when we are able to.”
The news comes as over 8.3 million Brits have received their first jab of a COVID vaccine.
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