The presenter confirmed she took day without work to look after her two youngsters after followers grew to become involved about her absence.
In an Instagram publish this morning, the star stated she took day without work as he waited for check outcomes to come again. She additionally confirmed that fortunately the outcomes got here again unfavourable and now her household was feeling higher.
Willoughby, 39, wrote: “Just wished to say thanks for all of your type messages…
“Over the previous few days two of our kids have been unwell and had signs of Covid. In line with authorities tips we have been ready for outcomes of the exams earlier than I might return to work.
“Couple that with simply wanting to take care of two poorly youngsters, it meant having two days away from this morning.
“I selected not to alert everybody to this as a result of my focus was on taking care of them… Thankfully all exams got here again unfavourable and everybodys feeling significantly better. See you Monday.”
A supply informed The Sun: “Two of the kids grew to become actually poorly firstly of the week, and got here down with Covid-like signs.
“There was no query that Holly was going to go to work – she wished to keep at house and simply be a mum, taking care of her youngsters.
“So they’ve all been isolating at house, awaiting their check outcomes. Obviously it was a worrying time however Phillip [Schofield] and everybody at ITV was extremely supportive.”
Alison Hammond, 45, stood in for the presenter on Wednesday, and Davina McCall, 53, on Thursday. Friday hosts Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford accomplished their normal finish of week slot.
Co-host Schofield, 58, made a quick reference to the presenter’s absence on Thursday. He revealed: “Holly’s having a day off, she’s back on Monday.”
Fans reacted with concern on the star’s absence.
“#ThisMorning nonetheless no Holly then? Curiouser and curiouser…What’s the craic with holly then….has phil had her banished? #ThisMorning.
“Definitely one thing bizarre happening with Holly #ThisMorning…Holly nonetheless on her prolonged day without work I see #ThisMorning.”