National Voices, Healthwatch England and 69 other healthcare organisations mark the second anniversary of the first COVID-19 lockdown
We stop to remember the lives of over 185,000 people in the UK who have died from COVID-19. We pause to think of their loved ones – of families with an empty seat at the dinner table, social gatherings with a missing friend and of communities with often numerous missing members. We acknowledge the particularly difficult grief people bereaved by COVID-19 have experienced, as they were often unable to spend time with their loved ones or mark their passing in ways they normally would have.
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