Submitted by Rachael Elizabeth Lidgett on Friday 8th January 2021
Published on Friday 15th January 2021
Current status: Open
Open until: Thursday 15th July 2021
Current Signatures: 10,397
(count is updated approximately hourly)
2020 ~ 23rd March ~ Christopher ~ Cooper ~ country ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ date ~ December ~ Devastated ~ Devastating ~ Government ~ It ~ Lockdown ~ Lost ~ March ~ Medic ~ Medical ~ National Lockdown ~ Pandemic ~ The Government ~ UK ~ US
A national holiday and day of remembrance for those lost in the COVID pandemic
I would like the Government to create a national holiday & day of remembrance for all the lives lost in the COVID pandemic. I propose this to be on the 23rd March as this is the date a national lockdown began in the UK.
I lost my father, Christopher Cooper on the 6th December 2020 to Covid Pneumonia. He was a fit and healthy 63 year old, with no underlying medical conditions. This has truly devastated us as a family.
As of 8/01/21 there are 78,508 recorded Covid-related deaths in the UK and 1.9 Million deaths across the world.
The pandemic is still here and taking more lives each day. I feel it is important that as a country we are able to remember all those who have been cruelly taken from us.
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