Coronavirus Outbreak: India unites on Twitter to thank healthcare workers on #InternationalNursesDay
Since the outbreak of Coronavirus, people have been taking to Twitter from across the country to honour and express gratitude towards these unsung real-life heroes
Working bravely and tirelessly on COVID-19’s frontlines, nurses and healthcare workers are at the epicentre of the pandemic, risking their lives and those of their families to serve patients and bring them back on their feet.
Since the outbreak of Coronavirus, and especially today on #InternationalNursesDay, people have been taking to Twitter from across the country to honour and express gratitude towards these unsung real-life heroes. Twitter conversation about nurses and appreciation for their work has majorly jumped since the beginning of COVID-19. In the past two months (March 1 - April 30) there have been over 20 million Tweets* about nurses.
Let’s take a look at how people on Twitter are giving thanks to these bravehearts:
#InternationalNursesDay Salutes our nurses for their tireless efforts. Let’s give them utmost love, respect and support to fight against #COVID19Pandemic . My SandArt at Puri beach to Remember #FlorenceNightingale who has inspired millions of people for serving humanity. pic.twitter.com/mNDQ1smLPV— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) May 12, 2020
People have been acknowledging and honouring the selfless work of doctors and nurses in their families and neighbourhoods, who are serving as a strong shield to protect others from the threat.
#Proud of my wife @LipareShailaja, her colleagues Janhvi,Pushpa,Swati & all other Staff including Doctors,Wardboys,Aaya,Cleanup staff.They are working day in&out for saving all of us from #corona.Thanks to all of them for being the source of light in these dark times. @OfficeofUT pic.twitter.com/GRc20cC0ez— Vijay Lipare (@liparevijay) March 20, 2020
As the country prepares for Lockdown 3.0, here's a reminder from my sister who's a #CovidWarrior in #Mumbai@MoHFW_INDIA @narendramodi @mybmc @narendramodi_in @drharshvardhan #StayHomeIndia #coronaupdatesindia #CoronaWarriors #lockdownindia pic.twitter.com/Jy6y7kruby— CoronaFreeIndia (@indie_electric) May 2, 2020
Celebrities, as well as official authorities, have also been coming forward to express gratitude towards these COVID-19 warriors.
Thank you for your selfless service, dedication, compassion and kindness during such challenging times and otherwise. ðð¼ð Let us all join together to celebrate #InternationalNursesDay ð©âï¸ð¨âï¸— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 12, 2020
Behind that mask is a hero, who is saving the world in silence. Thank you to all those heroes, thank you to the nurses.#InternationalNursesDay— Kajol (@itsKajolD) May 12, 2020
On the #InternationalNursesDay, I express my sincere gratitude & respect to all nurses across the world playing frontliners' role in #FightAgainstCorona.— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) May 12, 2020
Thank you for the work you do, the love you give, the sacrifices you make & all the lives you have saved & healed. pic.twitter.com/GjDGWQpFvg
A musical tribute to #FrontLineHeroes , #HealthCareWorkers working to #FightAgainstCOVID19— PIB in Maharashtra ð®ð³ #MaskYourself ð· (@PIBMumbai) May 3, 2020
By @ITBP_official Jawan Arjun Kheriyal, Honey Sandhu#TogetherWeCan #IndiaFightsCorona@MIB_India @PIB_India @DefenceMinIndiapic.twitter.com/0shvYqsXTa
People are applauding these real-life superheroes in masks who are saving lives every day through artwork too.
International Nurse Day commemorates the birth anniversary of English social reformer and the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, and in appreciation of the contributions of nurses to the society around the globe.
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