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Mark Wright has hit out at those who have denied that coronavirus is a real illness after his dad and uncle were struck down by the virus.

The 33-year-old former TOWIE star has passionately hit out at 'Covid deniers' after revealing that the virus has had an effect close to home and said that it was far worse that 'just a cold'.

Writing in The Sun, the reality star described the symptoms his dad experienced before detailing the "horrendous" after effect of the virus, after a negative test had been provided.

Mark said that after seeing how his family members have struggled with the virus, he said that conspiracy theorists "frustrate the life out of me" and that "death counts are not accurate when they say stuff like 'died with' not 'died of'".

Mark Wright with his father, who has suffered the effects of Covid
(Image: Mark Wright/Instagram)

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Speaking about his dad contracting coronavirus, Mark said that he had "weird symptoms" which started with what "felt like he had a bit of grit in his eye".

He said that his father then felt "bloated, as if he had acid in his stomach."

Eventually, his dad was admitted to hospital after his "oxygen levels were too low".

Mark wrote that while some people experience Covid like it is a cold, he said that the death counts are "terrifying".

Mark Wright has spoken out against conspiracy theorists

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Pictures of empty corridors in hospitals are misleading according to Mark and that you would be "off your head" if you didn't believe Prime Minister Boris Johnson's assertions that the NHS could be overrun.

Mark also indicated that his brother Josh, who is a professional footballer, has "suffered terribly" with the after effects of the virus.

He said that his sibling still "can’t smell or taste" and warned his fans that "this virus is horrendous."

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