A video emerged on social media yesterday of an elderly couple Mr Rex Taylor (86) and Mrs Selina Taylor (83) performing Vera Lynn’s “We’ll Meet Again” from their couch in isolation.
Rex cares for his wife Selina, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and the elderly couple has been staying indoors to keep themselves protected during the COVID-19 outbreak and decided to share the video on Facebook to cheer their family and friends up.
The video that was posted on Facebook has now had more than one million views.
Rex and Selina Taylor, both in their eighties, haven't left the house in two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, and decided to send a message to their family of them singing Vera Lynn's wartime song 'We'll Meet Again." ❤️Read more: https://bit.ly/2ybo7qb
Posted by ITV Central on Monday, March 30, 2020
In other news, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that the COVID-19 death toll in Scotland has risen to 60.
According to the PA news agency, Downing Street said that it was confident that the communications links were safe and secure during the first remote cabinet meeting where all minister dialled in, to follow protocol in order to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The PM’s spokesperson said “I don’t think we have named the particular video conferencing tool that we have been using, but as you would imagine we ensured that it was done in a secure way,”
The spokesperson added that Downing Street was “following all necessary security procedures” and “I am happy to say with confidence we were satisfied it was secure”.
In other news, a tribe of mountain goats have taken over a Welsh town amidst the COVID-19 lockdown.
The emboldened caprids were spotted nibbling on hedges and also fleeing from police.
Article submitted by Chante, Structured, Edited And Corrected By Charles Watson