Peter Andre's wife Dr Emily does not believe lockdown works

Emily MacDonagh and Peter Andre pose for photographers upon arrival at the Silver Clef Awards in London, Friday, July 1, 2016. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)-
Peter Andre's wife Dr Emily has questioned if lockdown is working to combat COVID-19. (AP)

Peter Andre’s wife Emily has said she does believe lockdown is helping to combat coronavirus.

The NHS doctor - whose singer husband recently tested positive for COVID-19 - said that after almost a year of living under lockdown restrictions in the UK nothing seems to have changed.

Dr Emily wrote in her column in OK! magazine: “We’re in a national lockdown now and I think it’s good we’ve taken action, because things would have only got worse, but I don’t have much confidence that lockdown actually works.

"We seem to have been doing it for nearly a year and not much has changed, but that’s not to say that I know what the right thing is, and I don’t think we have many options at the moment to prevent the NHS from becoming overwhelmed."

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It was recently revealed her Mysterious Girl singer husband Andre, 47, has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Dr Emily revealed: "As you might have heard, Peter has tested positive for coronavirus. At the time of writing this he has just received his result back.

"He’s resting and doing well – luckily he knows a good doctor! Jokes aside, we are all keeping away from him and can’t wait to give him a hug when his self isolation passes."

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - 2019/06/13: Peter Andre and Emily Andre attending the Butterfly Ball 2019 at Grosvenor House in London. (Photo by Brett Cove/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Dr Emily has been looking after husband Peter Andre as he battles COVID-19. (Getty Images)

The mother of seven-year-old daughter Amelia and four-year-old son Theo has been working as a doctor through out the pandemic and adhering to social distancing and disinfecting guidelines.

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Andre revealed during the first national lockdown: “She takes off all her clothes she has to put them in the washing machine, wrap a towel around her, get upstairs, have a shower, completely disinfect herself.

"So there is a good 20-30 minute process before she comes downstairs and before any of us can see her."

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