Piers Morgan reveals 'tough cookie' Captain Sir Tom Moore smiled at well-wishes as he battles coronavirus in hospital

PIERS Morgan called Captain Sir Tom Moore a “tough cookie” on today’s Good Morning Britain and revealed the 100-year-old smiled at the messages of support he’s had as he battles Covid.

It was revealed last night that the fundraising hero is being treated in hospital after developing breathing difficulties.

Piers Morgan is rooting for Captain Sir Tom Moore

Piers Morgan is rooting for Captain Sir Tom MooreCredit: ITV

Piers said: “All our very best wishes got to Captain Sir Tom Moore and his family after the terrible news yesterday that he’s been admitted to hospital.

“He’s a tough cookie, Captain Tom, we know that. He came through World War Two and a very serious bout himself with ill health which is why he’s so very grateful to the NHS.”

He told viewers he spoke with Captain Tom’s daughter Hannah last night, adding: “I had a little exchange with Hannah last night, sent our very best wishes. She was able to tell Tom the message, he smiled and was grateful for all the messages he娛樂城註冊送體驗金‘s gett娛樂城活動ing from all over the world.”

The national treasure, who was awarded a knighthood by the Queen for raising millions for the NHS, was admitted to hospital in Bedford.

His family revealed that he was battling Covid-19 and pneumonia in hospital.

The 100-year-old is battling coronavirus

The 100-year-old is battling coronavirusCredit: Getty Images – Getty
The war veteran needed help with his breathing

The war veteran needed help with his breathingCredit: crown copyright
Singer Katherine Jenkins described him as an 'inspiration'

Singer Katherine Jenkins described 娛樂城優惠活動him as an ‘inspiration’Credit: Instagram

Opera singer Katherine Jenkins posted a snap of herself visiting Captain Tom in October last year.

The Welsh star told her followers: “Sending a big healing cwtch to this gorgeous gentleman @captainsirtom who’s currently in hospital with真人娛樂城 Covid.