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Watch as Royal Preston Hospital applauds for ClapForOurNHS

Posted on - 9th April, 2020 - 8:59pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Health, People, Preston News, Sharoe Green, Videos
Police vehicles turned on their lights for the applause Pic: Blog Preston
Police vehicles turned on their lights for the applause Pic: Blog Preston

Applause, fireworks and more rang out across Preston as the city joined together to pay tribute to the NHS and key workers.

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As #ClapForOurCarers once again became the number one trend across the UK then Royal Preston Hospital saw Preston Police join in during Thursday (April 9) evening.

The police cars and ambulances all turned on their blue flashing lights as those walking by also stopped and applauded.

Nurses could be seen at the entrance to the hospital joining in with the applause.

All across the city then pots and pans were thumped, cow-bells rung and in Lea an air raid siren went off.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, who operate RPH, has seen 24 people die from coronavirus, while across Lancashire there have been 1,111 confirmed coronavirus cases as of 9am on Thursday April 9.

Read more: Nurses at Royal Preston Hospital claim they are not being given proper PPE to protect against coronavirus spread

The city, and the country, remains on lockdown with the police urging Prestonians to stay at home this Easter weekend.

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