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A nine-year-old whose physical movement was affected by long Covid is learning how to walk again.
Emily tested positive for Covid-19 in September 2021 and spent 14 nights at Yeovil Hospital, unable to move without being in pain.
Inspired by Captain Sir Tom, she is now raising money to thank the NHS workers that helped her after her diagnosis.
Her father, Chris, said she has been walking laps of different spaces with a walking aid for charity.
All funds raised will go towards NHS Charities Together.
Chris said doctors put the extreme pain she suffered in hospital down to the effects of the virus.
Emily has since struggled with movement on the left side of her body and