Mark Wright’s sister Jess says 'Covid has ripped through her family' as mum and dad battle virus

MARK Wright’s sister Jess has revealed "Covid has ripped through her family" as their parents battle the virus.

Mark's mum Carol revealed on New Year's Eve the couple had been struck down with Covid and said she was suffering "the worst coughing fits ever".

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Her Towie star daughter Jess has now reached out to others struggling with a the virus and shared a message of hope on Instagram.

She said: "I don’t even know where to begin with 2020. It started off with an engagement ? & ended with Christmas & New Years away from my loved ones because they’re either in hospital or at home with an awful virus.

"Our mental health has been tested, we’ve lost lives, & our anxiety has been pretty much pushed to the limit.

"My emotions are all over the place but I’m just praying my loved ones get through this 2nd strain & we all have a prosperous & better 2021. Not to mention a wedding…. what a shit show. Happy new year everyone."

Carol went public with her diagnosis last week, sharing a picture of a hammock on holiday during happier times.

The ex TOWIE star wrote: "Well what a year this has been. This Christmas and new year I was unable to spend it with my loved ones.

"My hubby and I have got attacked with the virus all over Christmas, my husband is fighting it, I am suffering the worst coughing fits ever.

"But my hubby and me will pull through this.

"It has taught me something in life, never think that this virus isn't real."

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