The Queen made a beautiful gesture to the NHS workers battling the coronavirus last night


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Last night the Queen made a very special gesture to NHS staff who are working amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Her Majesty the Queen paid a lovely gesture to the NHS staff, key workers and carers helping with the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the country.
  • Last night was the second weekly clap for the vital members of staff working throughout the health crisis and the Queen made sure to join in in her own special way.
  • This royal news comes after it was revealed that the Duke andDuchess of Cambridge surprised NHS workers with sweet telephone calls.

Thursday evening saw the second of the weekly claps for the NHS, which saw members of the public across the nation show their appreciation for health professionals, key workers and carers helping in the health crisis.

Of course, Her Majesty the Queen made sure to show her respect in her own special way too.

The monarch’s second residence Windsor Castle was illuminated with blue lights, showing the royal family’s appreciation for all the brave, hard workers out there.

After a photo was shared on The Royal Family Twitter page, loads of commenters shared their admiration.

'What a beautiful pic for such a great moment,' one wrote.

'Stunning picture,' gushed another.

The first nationwide clap was heard throughout hundreds of streets for the first time last Thursday and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their kids joined in too.

The iconic couple shared a gorgeously sweet video clip of their children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis clapping and grinning on the Kensington Royal Instagram account, leaving royal fans swooning.

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The Cambridge family are spending the UK coronavirus lockdown in their Norfolk home, Amner Hall, in the grounds of the Queen’s Sandringham Estate.

According to reports, future King Prince George and his younger siblings have been enjoying spending time playing in the countryside and spending time away from their school, Thomas’s Battersea.

Caitlin Elliott
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