Mum, 33, speaks from hospital bed while hooked up to oxygen to warn young ...

A glamorous young mother has spoken out from her hospital bed while still hooked up to oxygen to warn young people about the reality of Covid as cases reach record levels.

Tilly Thorpe, 33, thought she would only suffer flu-like symptoms if she caught coronavirus as the virus is seen to mainly affects the old.

But after fighting Covid at home for 12 days, she ended up in hospital with pneumonia, hooked up to an IV drip and treated with steroids, painkillers, anti-nausea drugs and oxygen.

The single mother-of-one, from Newton-Le-Willows in Cheshire, says she wants young people to realise the deadly disease can be serious for any age.

Her warning came as the UK marked a record 6,634 positive cases in a single day yesterday, with 40 deaths. 

In an exclusive interview from her bed in Warrington Hospital, she told MailOnline: ‘I had no energy, the pain was unbelievable and I just didn’t know what to do.

After fighting Covid at home for 12 days, Tilly Thorpe ended up in hospital with pneumonia, hooked up to an IV drip and treated with steroids, painkillers, anti-nausea drugs and oxygen

Ms Thorpe, 33, thought she would only suffer flu-like symptoms if she caught coronavirus as the virus is seen to mainly affects the old

Tilly Thorpe has spoken out from her hospital bed while still hooked up to oxygen to warn young people about the reality of Covid as cases reach record levels. After fighting Covid at home for 12 days, she ended up with pneumonia, hooked up to an IV drip and steroids

The single mother-of-one, from Newton-Le-Willows in Cheshire, says she wants young people to realise the deadly disease can be serious for anyone. Her warning came as the UK marked a record 6,634 positive cases in a single day yesterday, with 40 deaths

The single mother-of-one, from Newton-Le-Willows in Cheshire, says she wants young people to realise the deadly disease can be serious for anyone. Her warning came as the UK marked a record 6,634 positive cases in a single day yesterday, with 40 deaths

In an exclusive interview from her bed in Warrington Hospital, she told MailOnline: ‘I had no energy, the pain was unbelievable and I just didn’t know what to do'

In an exclusive interview from her bed in Warrington Hospital, she told MailOnline: ‘I had no energy, the pain was unbelievable and I just didn’t know what to do'

Having not seen her seven-year-old son since she fell ill, Ms Thorpe added: 'I just think everyone gets it differently and young people need to know Covid has not gone away'

Having not seen her seven-year-old son since she fell ill, Ms Thorpe added: 'I just think everyone gets it differently and young people need to know Covid has not gone away'

'I thought I was fit and healthy and I struggled at home for 12 days thinking 'I can do this' until I couldn't take it any more.'

Having not seen her seven-year-old son since she fell ill, she added: 'I just think everyone gets it differently and young people need to know Covid has not gone away.' 

Ms Thorpe, a crisis manager for a travel company, said she first felt ill two weeks ago.

'I woke up the first day with a banging head ache, hot sweats and feeling like someone was sat on my chest. 

'I didn’t feel bad bad just felt under the weather. As the day went on I thought I should go and get a test as I have a 7-year-old son so didn’t want to put him at risk.' 

The regular gym goer managed to get a test nearby and found she was positive. She sent her son to his father to protect him.

As the days passed, she became so ill that she could not hold down fluids or food and her face

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