TOWIE’s Kelsey Stratford shares sweet update on sister, 8, as she battles coronavirus in intensive care

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Kelsey Stratford has shared a sweet update on her little sister Kennedy, who is in intensive care battling coronavirus.

On receiving a cute message from eight-year-old Kennedy on her family group chat, the TOWIE star updated her 123,000 friends and followers on Instagram.

The 20-year-old shared a sweet picture that had been taken of Kennedy's newly French plaited hair that had been done by a nurse, the little girl told her family, "nurse done my hair".

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Kelsey shared a screenshot of the message, writing: "Love you more than anything in the world, I really do."

It comes after Kennedy was rushed into hospital and diagnosed with coronavirus.

On Sunday Kelsey shared the worrying news her little sister had been rushed to hospital after contracting the disease on her Instagram.

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The reality TV star explained that because Kennedy has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a genetic condition that makes the muscles weaker and causes problems with movement, she is very vulnerable.

Kennedy, eight, also has breathing problems as a result of her condition, which were made worse by Covid-19.

Despite this, Kennedy seemed to be in good spirits when she texted her family on Monday night.

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She sent the family group chat a picture of her younger sister laying in her hospital bed.

Explaining she had "developed clots coming up from her lungs" and was suffering with extreme tiredness and couldn't digest her food.

In another post, she called covid-19 "evil" for what her sister was having to go through.

Kelsey wrote: "It makes you think you are better then hits you again. It isn't anything like the flu.

"It's evil and calculated and a murderer for children like Kennedy… it's quite unbelievable."

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