CAPTAIN Tom Moore, the heroic 100-year-old World War II veteran who raised £33million for the NHS, is battling Covid-19 in hospital.
Moore, who rose to the rank of captain while serving in India and Burma during the conflict, was knighted by The Queen for his awe-inspiring fundraising efforts.
Captain Tom Moore has been admitted to Bedford Hospital as he needed additional help with his breathing, his daughter said on Sunday, January 31, 2021.
Hannah Ingram-Moore said that over the past few weeks her dad had been treated for pneumonia and that he had tested positive for the coronavirus last week.
She said he is being treated in a ward, not in an intensive care unit.
Sky News reported that the heroic Brit has not had the coronavirus vaccine, because he was being treated for pneumonia.
A spokeswoman for his family told The Sun: “Because of the medication he was taking for his pneumonia he couldn’t have the Covid vaccine.”
The Prime Minister has tweeted, saying: “My thoughts are very much with Captain Tom Moore and his family.
“You’ve inspired the whole nation, and I know we are all wishing you a full recovery.”