TThe Queen paid tribute to the 'sorrow and loss that continues to be felt by so many' throughout a nationwide day of reflection to mark the primary anniversary of the primary coronavirus lockdown.
The monarch marked the day by sending flowers to the hospital the place the Duke of Edinburgh not too long ago had coronary heart surgical procedure.
She despatched a bouquet of irises, tulips, daffodils and blended buttercups and a message that praised the "immeasurable service" of the individuals who have supported the nation throughout the pandemic.
The flowers have been transported to St Bartholomew's Hospital from Windsor Fort, the place the Queen and Duke lived throughout the pandemic.
The Queen's message learn: 'As we sit up for a greater future collectively, we cease at the moment to mirror on the grief and loss that continues to be felt by so many individuals. and households, and pay tribute to the immeasurable service of those that have supported all of us since final 12 months. "
His phrases got here as MPs, lords, NHS employees and commuters throughout the nation paused for one minute at midday to mark the anniversary of the lockdown.
At a Cupboard assembly this morning, Boris Johnson informed the Minister he believes it’s unimaginable to develop a vaccine and vaccinate half of the grownup inhabitants inside 12 months, and paid tribute to those that died throughout the pandemic.
British landmarks, together with the London Eye, might be illuminated in reminiscence of those that died Tuesday night at eight p.m.