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Trinny Woodall discusses 'horrible' coronavirus symptoms: 'I thought I was invincible'

The star was diagnosed with COVID-19 after Christmas

Diane Shipley

Trinny Woodall gave fans an update on her health this week, as she revealed that she's recovering from COVID-19.

In a video posted to her Instagram page on Tuesday, the makeup entrepreneur could be seen wearing a blue bathrobe and coughing.

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Sitting down in her dressing room as she spoke to the camera, the star's voice was a little hoarse as she greeted her followers. "Good morning all," she began.

"I haven't spoken to you properly since the new year so I want to wish you all a happy new year." The mum-of-one went on: "I'm just getting over a little bit of corona and I just haven't been up for chatting."

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WATCH: Trinny Woodall shares details of coronavirus struggle

Trinny then said: "And then in England for those of you watching from abroad, we had a full lockdown last night… Made me think actually, I want to start my January first in a couple of weeks."

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Going on to talk about her symptoms, Trinny said: "I did feel really horrible until about the middle of last night... and then I went back to sleep. Had a few days of feeling horrible."

The former What Not to Wear presenter revealed that she had picked up the virus at Christmas, despite taking precautions.

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Trinny shared her health struggle with her Instagram followers 

She said: "I thought I was invincible, and I was really careful in the household, wearing gloves and protective clothing, and in the end, I was wearing the mask, and I got it too."

She then went on to share what supplements she is taking to help, including magnesium to help with her sore muscles.

"I feel very, very tired, not the way I want to come fighting into January that's for sure," she added

The 56-year-old's followers were quick to share their sympathy, with their comments including: "Oh Trinny! I am so sorry to hear that you got the [virus emoji]. Get well soon and please take care. Sending you love," and: "Get well soon Trinny."

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