The 33-year-old, who plays Rana Habeeb in Coronation Street, admitted she feels “very lucky” to have the NHS looking after her.
Posting a photo of herself in a hospital bed, the ITV star thanked staff and her fans for their support.
She wrote: “We’re very lucky to have the NHS! Thank you to the doctors and nurses at Tameside Hospital for looking after me.
“A case of gastroenteritis and overbuild of acid in the gut but I’m on the mend. Taking a break from social media for a few days while I recover.
“Thank you for all the continued support and kind messages.”
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