West Country applauds NHS workers caring for patients during coronavirus outbreak

The West Country joined the rest of the country in a mass round of applause for NHS workers for their help in treating patients during the coronavirus outbreak.

The Clap For Carers initiative saw residents applauding from their doorsteps, windows and balconies at 8pm, with some venturing into the streets, and motorists joining in by tooting their horns.

People from across the entire region joined in clapping.

Bath Circus was filled with a huge round of applause:

And here are some people in Tamerton Foliot:

Even other emergency services got involved, including staff at Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue:

Staff at Yeovil District Hospital gave a well-deserved round of applause to both themselves and their NHS colleagues.