“I basically didn’t eat for two weeks but since then the weight has continued to drop off because I have continued to eat sensibly. I knew I had to,” he added to The Sun on Sunday.
Coronavirus symptoms include; a high temperature, a new, continuous cough, a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste and a fever.
To lose weight, Mark went on to say he has been watching what he eats and also credited his three-year-old son for keeping him active.
He went on to say he had previously been given a warning about his health by a doctor when he weighed 27 stone back in March.