Katie Price 'not panicking' as son Harvey tested for coronavirus

Albertina Lloyd
·Entertainment reporter, Yahoo UK
·2-min read
Katie Price with her son Harvey leaves Portcullis House in London after giving evidence to the Commons Petitions Committee where she called for online abuse to be made a specific offence. (Photo by Nick Ansell/PA Images via Getty Images)
Katie Price with her son Harvey who has been tested for coronavirus. (Getty Images)

Katie Price’s son Harvey has been tested for coronavirus after being admitted to intensive care with breathing difficulties.

The reality star’s eldest child - who has Prader-Willi Syndrome, is partially blind and has autism - was admitted to Epsom Hospital on Sunday night with a high temperature and struggling to breathe.

A representative for Price confirmed Harvey, 18, has "undergone routine COVID-19 tests".

They added: "He's had the test because it's routine and not because they're worried that's what has caused him to go back into hospital and Katie remains calm. She is not panicking and her focus is on Harvey and his recovery. Harvey is trending all over the world and Katie is just now waiting on the doctor's advice."

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Price, 42, wrote on Instagram: “I can confirm Harvey is in intensive care and in the best hands. I would like to thank the ambulance services and the hospital staff for the quick response and making him stable. X”

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Her ex-husband Peter Andre has said he is “praying” for Harvey.

Price’s daughter Princess, 13, posted a tribute to Harvey on her own Instagram page saying: “I love you Harv soo much! Your going to be fine! Think about the positives not the negatives.”

Peter Andre with Jordan and baby Harvey attending the Disney Channel Kids awards held at the Royal Albert Hall. ©Doug.Peters/allactiondigital.com
Peter Andre is praying for his former step-son Harvey after he was admitted to intensive care. (PA)

Kerry Katona has revealed she is looking after Princess while Harvey remains in hospital.

Katona shared pictures of herself and her own children enjoying a family day out at The Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent along with Princess.

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In another post she shared a video of Princess lying in bed as she gave Instagram followers a tour of their holiday home. Princess admitted she was feeling tired after a “full-on day”.

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Harvey - whose estranged father is the former footballer Dwight Yorke - was previously admitted to hospital at the end of June after he complained of chest pains that felt “like needles”.

Price is also mother to son Junior, 14, and daughter Princess with first husband Andre, as well as six-year-old Jett and five-year-old Bunny with third husband Kieran Hayler.