On March 5, the BBC reported that a 70-year-old woman in the Royal Berkshire Hospital had become the first Briton to die of COVID-19. Exactly one year – and tens of thousands of lives – it is time for a moment of shared reflection and collective grief.
A year after the first COVID death, Britons come together to remember the dead
- Candles put in windows – Minutes silence at 7pm
Exactly one year after the first Briton was reported to have died of COVID-19, people across the UK will come together in a day of collective grief for those lost in the pandemic in 2020.
On the eve of his inauguration, Joe Biden will lead a service for the more than 400,000 people in the USA who have lost their lives to COVID-19.
We join with Americans as they come together to grieve those lost to COVID-19 Today (19th Jan), on the eve of his inauguration, Joe Biden will lead a service for the more than 400,000 American lives lost to the coronavirus. The lighting ceremony beside the reflecting pool at the Lincoln Memorial will culminate with a “nationalContinue reading “Give sorrow words: Americans come together to grieve those lost to COVID-19”
Starting in New Zealand (GMT +12) and ending in Hawaii (GMT -12), people will mark #CovidMemorialDay with vigils, services and individual acts of remembrance.
Performances and Media from Covid Memorial Day, 5th September 2020.
29 December, 2020 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global day of remembrance for world’s 1.8 million COVID dead 1st January – On the hour, every hour – A day for people around the world to share their collective & personal grief A year after the COVID-19 hit the world for the first time, people in fiveContinue reading “COVID MEMORIAL DAY – Press Release 29.12.20”
Image Gallery: Covid Memorial Day is a worldwide day of remembrance where we will take a moment to grieve for those we have lost to COVID19, a year after the pandemic first hit the world.
18 January 2021 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Americans come together to remember those lost to COVID-19 19 January – A call to people across the United States to share their individual and collective grief A year after COVID-19 was first identified, people across US and beyond will come together in a day of collective griefContinue reading “Covid Memorial Day – Press Release 18.01.21”