David and Victoria Beckham back ‘clap for our carers’ campaign as celebs encourage fans to support the NHS – The Sun

DAVID and Victoria Beckham are among the celebs to back the "clap for our carers" campaign amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Dozens of famous faces have taken to their Instagram page today to encourage their fans to support the NHS at this difficult time.

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The same post has been shared across several influential social media accounts, with the NHS logo emblazoned across the post alongside the hashtag #ClapForOurCarers and a link to the official website, clapforourcarers.co.uk.

The text reads: "During these unprecedented times they need to know that we are grateful.

"Please join us on 26th March at 8pm for a big applause (from front doors, garden, balcony, windows, living rooms, etc) to show all the nurses, doctors, GPs, and carers our appreciation for their ongoing hard work and fight against the virus.

"Please share this message so we can make sure the word spreads and reaches all to join."

Victoria, 45, posted the picture to her Instagram page, writing in the caption: "Words can’t describe how thankful we all are for all the bravery and hard work of the healthcare workers during this uncertain time.

"Let’s all join together next week on March 26 to show our gratitude and solidarity with those on the frontline. #ClapForOurCarers xxxx VB".

Her husband David added it to his Story, with other celebrities to share the campaign including Piers Morgan, Tamara Ecclestone, and Stacey Dooley.

Piers captioned his post: "Great idea. Make our NHS heroes feel valued.


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"Please share as wide as possible."

Earlier today it was confirmed that the NHS had agreed a deal with private hospitals which will provide thousands more beds, ventilators, and extra healthcare staff from next week.

Nearly 20,000 extra staff will also be brought in to help the NHS deliver other urgent operations and cancer treatments.

The worsening coronavirus pandemic has so far claimed the lives of 233 people in the UK, with there almost 4,000 confirmed cases across the country.

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