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FEEL GOOD | Millions in the UK (including Prince George, Charlotte and Louis) unite in national applause to thank healthcare workers amid coronavirus

2020-03-27 09:01
Clap for our carers

'Clap for our carers' was the message sent all around the UK on Thursday by Annemarie Plas.

She told BBC, "I hoped it would create a positive boost for those on the frontline.

"But also, for tonight, at 8 pm, and you hear your neighbours applauding, that you also know that we’re all together in this."

With the UK on lockdown, people stood on their front porches, stepped out on their balconies and peered out the windows, confident in knowing they’re not alone when they heard the applause.


The royal family joined the millions of people thanking the National Health Service (NHS) for their hard work during to fight the coronavirus.

Kensington Palace, the Instagram account of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, wrote alongside a video of Prince George, Princess Charlotte and an all-grown-up Prince Louis clapping, "To all the doctors, nurses, carers, GPs, pharmacists, volunteers and other NHS staff working tirelessly to help those affected by #COVID19: thank you."

The queen’s message read, "We are enormously thankful for the expertise and commitment of our scientists, medical practitioners and emergency and public services,""  while outside Windsor Castle, where Her Majesty is currently staying with Prince Philip, loud cheers and applause could be heard.

Prince Charles and Camilla joined in as well, while His Royal Highness is recovering after testing positive for the Covid-19 virus.

Doctors, nurses and healthcare workers everywhere could listened to the UK give thanks on Thursday night, with the NHS tweeting shortly after, "That was emotional."

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