We clap because we care: New Yorkers applaud coronavirus frontline workers

“Clap because we care!” say the people of New York

“Clap because we care!” say the people of New York, as they gather at 7pm to applaud front-line Covid-19 workers.

This report comes from the UK’s Guardian.

On 7pm on Friday, hundreds of thousands of people across New York – one of the cities hardest hit by coronavirus in the US – stood at their balconies and windows to cheer for those working on the frontline of the fight against coronavirus

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People around the world are clapping, cheering, playing music, and generally doing what they can to raise spirits and show support for medical staff during coronavirus lockdowns in many countries and regions.

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