Today marks one year since the UK went into a National Lockdown. Many of us still remember where we were when we heard the news. We clustered around phones with loved ones or watched on television as the Prime Minister announced our new normal. At the time, there had been 335 deaths. A year later, there have now been nearly 150,000.
On this national day of Covid-19 reflection in the UK, I want to add my voice to many others offering condolences for those who have experienced an extremely difficult year. For the bereaved, the isolated, the sick, and many others. This day allows us to remember and celebrate the lives of those who have died and look forward to a better future. We have reason to hope, as the pandemic is slowly challenged – through social measures and our incredible new vaccination program…….