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The Woolwich Ferry in London was spotted sounding its horn and spinning in the River Thames in support of healthcare staff battling coronavirus.
The Thames ferry - which for years has connected south and north London - took place during the latest Clap for Carers event on Thursday evening.
Video footage showed the car-passenger ferry - which has operated in south-east London since 1889 - diverting from it’s usual route to support NHS frontline workers.
The commuter ferry spun in a circle and honked its horn in the middle of the River Thames while the applause took place.
Junior doctor Becky Stout, who filmed the tribute, posted on Twitter: “Big thumbs up from the Woolwich Ferry for NHS workers tonight!”
Members of the public have applauded the health service from their doorsteps and balconies for NHS staff for the last four weeks.
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Carrie Symonds, who is expecting her first child with the Prime Minister in early summer, said she was “clapping harder than ever” to thank healthcare workers on Thursday.
“Clapping harder than ever tonight for our carers. You are the best of Britain,” she told her Twitter followers.
Meanwhile, the Met Police force admitted social distancing was not observed by some of the police officers and gatherers at the Westminster Bridge clap for carers demonstration.
Emergency vehicles assembled and flashed blue lights while emergency service workers clapped at 8pm.
Footage from the event yesterday shows a large crowd of people on the bridge mingling near police officers and firefighters, despite Britons being told to observe social distancing with people outside their household and to only leave their houses if necessary.
On Friday, 847 new coronavirus hospital deaths were recorded in 24 hours, bringing the UK toll to 14,576 people.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have now reached 108,692 - up by 5,599 from the amount published by the Department of Health on Thursday.