What time is Clap for Boris tonight? – The Sun

BRITS across the country will clap for Boris Johnson tonight (April 7) after the Prime Minister was moved into intensive care as his coronavirus symptoms "worsened".

Dubbed "Clap for Boris" the applause is to show support for the PM, who has been battling Covid-19 since March.

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What time is Clap for Boris start tonight?

Clap for Boris will start tonight (Tuesday, April 7, 2020) at 8pm.

This comes after the PM was hospitalised on Sunday, April 5 before being moved into intensive care on the evening on April 6.

Much like the Clap for NHS it is expected millions of people across the UK will stand and clap from their doorways and alike in unison to support the PM.

Why will people clap for Boris Johnson?

After Boris was admitted to hospital and moved into intensive care a Facebook campaign was set urging Brits to join a nationwide round of applause at 8pm to show support for the PM, who has handed temporary control to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.

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How can I get involved?

Everyone is encouraged to get involved in clapping for Boris.

You can join millions in applauding the PM by going out on your doorstep, in your garden, on your balcony or leaning out of your window to give a rousing roar and clap in show of support.

When was Boris Johnson admitted to hospital?

The PM was hospitalised on Sunday, April 5 as a precautionary measure, Downing Street said at the time.

But on the night of Monday, April 6 it was revealed he had been moved to the intensive care unit.

A No 10 statement read: "The prime minister has been under the care of doctors at St Thomas' Hospital, in London, after being admitted with persistent symptoms of coronavirus.

"Over the course of [Monday] afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the intensive care unit at the hospital.

"The PM is receiving excellent care, and thanks all NHS staff for their hard work and dedication."

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What time is Clap for Carers tonight? How to say thank you to NHS coronavirus workers – The Sun


NHS workers who are tirelessly battling the coronavirus pandemic will be applauded by people across the country tonight.

The Clap for our Carers campaign is encouraging everyone to lean from their windows, doorsteps and put their hands together at 8pm tonight.

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Why are people clapping?

Campaign organisers say during these unprecedented times the NHS staff need to know the public are grateful for their work.

Recently retired personnel, as well as students nearing the end of their training, are expected to join forces tackling the pandemic and deserve appreciation.

Other countries under lockdown – including Spain and Italy – have already done similar displays to thank medical staff, applauding and cheering from their windows.

When will the clapping take place?

Tonight, so March 26, at 8pm.

Landmarks across the country are set to light up blue during the tribute, including the Wembley Arch, the Royal Albert Hall and Lincoln Cathedral.

A number of celebrities including the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Victoria and David Beckham, and presenter Chris Moyles have backed the showing of gratitude.

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How do I join in?

Get on your doorstep, garden, balcony or even lean out from your window at 8pm tonight and clap.

You can also show your support on social media with the caption #clapforourcarers.

The Clap For Our Carers campaign poster 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 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!"

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