A 30-year-old YouTube star from High Wycombe has been placed into an induced coma after contracting coronavirus.

Grace Victory developed mild symptoms after contracting the virus two weeks ago, which subsequently worsened - according to the family.

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She was placed into intensive care on Christmas Day, after giving birth to her first child on Christmas Eve - who was not due until February.

A family statement on Grace's instagram profile said: "As you guys know, Grace gave birth on Christmas Eve to a beautiful baby boy, who is currently doing so well. We love him so much.

"Grace developed Covid-19 two weeks ago and although her symptoms were mild at first, they worsened as the days went on.

"Which meant they had to deliver the baby as soon as possible, as she was too unwell to carry on with the pregnancy.

"Grace was admitted into intensive care on Christmas Day due to issues with her breathing and therefore they had to make the decision to place her into an induced coma, to give her body the rest it needs in order to recover.

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"She's currently stable but please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.

"We love her so, so much and we know she'll come out of this stronger than ever.

"She has dedicated her whole career to healing people, we know ask you pray, to heal her."