Cabin fever is slowly sinking in, and although it might feel like this is never going to end, to all the healthcare workers this is just another day of saving lives.
The UK has come together in the most amazing way, to celebrate the hard work of its healthcare workers.
Keep scrolling to see the heartwarming video...
People all across the UK have joined forces.
NHS staff finishing their 38 hour shift on Thursday at 8pm hearing the nation clap for them outside their homes https://t.co/dGSmWSQiRR— I know what you did last lockdown (@I know what you did last lockdown)1585431191.0
It was for the national "Clap for our Carers" event.
Help us spread the word!! #clapforourcarers https://t.co/omjr6VDBvm— Annemarie (@Annemarie)1584730113.0
It's not just the UK.Citizens on lockdown in France and Italy have been seen all over social media standing on their balconies, applauding staff.
The event was to thank all those working tirelessly to save lives.
This is absolutely beautiful. Beautiful act done for the people, By the people of this country. This is from Lon… https://t.co/njBvFkmJZ0— Dr. Jennifer Cassidy (@Dr. Jennifer Cassidy)1585254362.0
There wasn't a single quiet street across the whole of the UK.Even Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and Chancellor, Rishi Sunak joined in. They stood outside 10 Downing Street to applaud.
People didn't just clap.
Emotional scenes as workers take to the front of Belfast City Hospital to join in with nationwide clap for our NHS.… https://t.co/pjGxZce6uJ— Cool FM (@Cool FM)1585256012.0
One farmer even got his two-hundred sheep on board.
Was going to clap 👏 but my closest neighbour is half a mile away....so I did this instead #NHS #clapforNHS… https://t.co/a8azjTTXWV— Llŷr Derwydd 🏴 (@Llŷr Derwydd 🏴)1585257446.0
It was an emotional event.
Firefighters across #London are #ClapforourCarers showing love for the amazing NHS doctors, nurses and carers and n… https://t.co/R2uvk8sbqr— London Fire Brigade (@London Fire Brigade)1585252879.0
This came at a significant time.
'If we can keep deaths below 20,000 we will have done very well in this epidemic,' a senior UK health official said… https://t.co/IruR6vFjCP— Reuters (@Reuters)1585449600.0
The Department of Health had encouraged people to take part.
Clap, cheer, stamp your feet and say thank you to all the @NHS workers who work selflessly all year round to look a… https://t.co/RLaGjCMmWU— Russell Howard (@Russell Howard)1585243800.0
Ironically, the UK's health minister has been treated for COVID-19.
I hope everyone slept well. It helps to maintain your immune system, which is vital at this time and mental health… https://t.co/WVhx3MXEFE— Nadine Dorries 🇬🇧#StayAlert (@Nadine Dorries 🇬🇧#StayAlert)1585550533.0
Notable buildings were lit up in blue.
Our arch continues to be lit up in blue as part of a nationwide show of support and appreciation for the @NHS and t… https://t.co/SJeyqF1OGG— Wembley Stadium (@Wembley Stadium)1585252801.0
But sadly not everyone could be there to listen to the applause.
Mum missed the clap for the NHS because she was on her way home from a 12 hour shift at the hospital, so we gave he… https://t.co/9C7f0oo1Cc— eve🌻 (@eve🌻)1585253900.0
Which was sadly the case for a young ambulance worker.But the people on her street were aware that she was going to miss the event, and organized something so heartwarming.
She was left in floods of tears.
Outside our home tonight with my mother banging her utensils in support of the #NHS & #Fireworks being set off in t… https://t.co/vxT4F1sdDG— Kishan Devani BEM (@Kishan Devani BEM)1585253085.0
She was overcome with emotion.
via: TwitterThe cheers from her community, as well as her family, obviously touched the emergency care workers, as she walked to her car head in hands.
She was going to miss the event that same evening.
She thought nothing more of it.
No amount of clapping will show our immense gratitude and appreciation. Thank you NHS workers🌈💕#clapforourcarers… https://t.co/Ke47uBExZa— Miss Tracey (@Miss Tracey)1585259148.0
Ali explained: "It was overwhelming for all of us."
Just some of our incredible ITU (Intensive Therapy Unit) heroes all prepped and ready for another day. 🙌 What can… https://t.co/XvuLjqyoWg— MTW Hospitals (@MTW Hospitals)1585305485.0
She was clearly surprised by everyone's kindness.
It came at the right time for Tayla.
via: TwitterShe continued: "There's been some nights where Tayla's come back and we've had to sit down and she's had a bit of a cry from being exhausted. She's seeing things that are quite scary. But she goes out there and puts a brave face on. We don't know enough about coronavirus and that's not the only thing they're facing out there."
The video has been viewed more than 800,000 times.
Young paramedic Tayla Porter, 22, is seen leaving her home for a shift at Basingstoke and North Hampshire hospital… https://t.co/oCtT2pPPTK— Sunil Yash Kalra (@Sunil Yash Kalra)1585498513.0