Thousands of people around the country have come together once again to clap for NHS staff and other key workers to show their appreciation. The ‘Clap For Our Carers’ campaign was created as a heartwarming tribute to the workers putting their lives on the line every day to fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the UK. Every Thursday, people hang out their windows and stand outside their doors at 8pm to clap.
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Sky News spoke to one London resident who was nearly stuck in Dubai before the lockdown was implemented.
He told the broadcaster: “Fortunately, I was able to come back home to be safe with family.
“This gesture from all of us is the least we can do from the safety and comfort of our homes.
“We want to thank all the fantastic workers in the NHS, the care and everybody else providing fantastic community service for the country.”
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children have delighted royal fans by joining with the thousands across the UK to show appreciation to frontline workers.
They are currently isolating in their Norfolk home.
Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis took part in the heartwarming tribute previously, with Kensington Royal posting a video to their Twitter account.
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have also posted a video of themselves clapping.
Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis took part .
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab also took part of the celebrations.
He is currently serving as acting leader while Boris Johnson recovers from his coronavirus infection.
The Prime Minister had to go to ICU after his symptoms worsened, but is now at home and doing much better.
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Brits show their support for key workers.
The BBC showed Clap for Carers amid their ‘Big Night In’.
Comic Relief and Children in Need joined forces to deliver a very special night of television, hosted by Lenny Henry and Matt Baker.
The Government are matching donations pound for pound, including an additional stipend.
Celebrities and TV personalities appeared throughout the charity show to give their heartfelt support to key workers around the country.
The Cambridge family appeared as part of the BBC’s Big Night In show, alongside footage of actor Stephen Fry and NHS workers.