A This Morning viewer added: “This is such sad news. I watched the show and his segment was so moving and brilliant.”
To date, 9,875 have died in the UK after contracting the deadly disease.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who also suffered from the virus, has enforced a lockdown, warning people to stay at home.
He said citizens should only leave their homes for essential reasons such as exercise, medical care, food shopping and work purposes, with social-distancing considered.
This Morning continues on Monday at 10am on ITV.