The nation took to the streets on Thursday night to collectively applaud the NHS staff in a show of solidarity amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

And on Friday morning, the stars of ITV Daytime shared a heartwarming video to once again thank them for risking their lives on the NHS frontline to save others.

Piers Morgan said: ‘This is a war’ and Susanna Reid said: ‘Thank you for keeping us safe.’

'This is a war... Thank you for keeping us safe': The stars of ITV Daytime thanked the NHS staff for their hard work in fighting the coronavirus pandemic on Friday in a heartwarming video

‘This is a war… Thank you for keeping us safe’: The stars of ITV Daytime thanked the NHS staff for their hard work in fighting the coronavirus pandemic on Friday in a heartwarming video

Support: The video came hours after the nation took to the streets to collectively applaud the NHS workers for what they do for us

Support: The video came hours after the nation took to the streets to collectively applaud the NHS workers for what they do for us

The video comes after it emerged that coronavirus deaths in the UK have risen by more than 100 in a day, taking the toll to 578 with 11, 658 confirmed cases.

Starting off the video was Stacey Solomon who said: ‘We wanted to take this opportunity to thank our incredible NHS staff.’

Piers Morgan said: ‘Make them feel valued, get behind them today. This is a war and the more we can do as a society to help our heros on the frontline the better.’

Piers Morgan said: 'Make them feel valued, get behind them today. This is a war and the more we can do as a society to help our heros on the frontline the better;

Piers Morgan said: ‘Make them feel valued, get behind them today. This is a war and the more we can do as a society to help our heros on the frontline the better;

Currently quarantined at home, Susanna Reid said: 'Thank you for everything that you are doing, to keep us safe, keep us well and keep the country running'

Currently quarantined at home, Susanna Reid said: ‘Thank you for everything that you are doing, to keep us safe, keep us well and keep the country running’

Holly Willoughby said: ‘This message is to every one of you…’ and Phillip Schofield added: ‘From doctors, nurses and all those in the medical field…’

Nadia Sawalha said: ‘Who are working right hard right now to help as many people as possible during these extremely challenging times…’

‘Including the many hospital cleaners, porters and admin staff, all of you who are working around the clock,’ continued Ben Shephard. 

Love: Starting off the video was Stacey Solomon who said: 'We wanted to take this opportunity to thank our incredible NHS staff'

Love: Starting off the video was Stacey Solomon who said: ‘We wanted to take this opportunity to thank our incredible NHS staff’

Ruth Langsford said: 'And to the families of key workers, we know this must be a very tough time for you too. Rest assured though that your loved ones are heroes and you should be very, very proud of the sacrifices they're making for all of us'

Ruth Langsford said: ‘And to the families of key workers, we know this must be a very tough time for you too. Rest assured though that your loved ones are heroes and you should be very, very proud of the sacrifices they’re making for all of us’

Currently quarantined at home, Susanna Reid said: ‘Thank you for everything that you are doing, to keep us safe, keep us well and keep the country running.’

Lorraine Kelly said: ‘You are saving lives, you are helping the most vulnerable to cope and you’re also giving them hope.’

Doctor Ranj Singh said: ‘Please spare a thought for all those junior doctors out there that couldn’t have imagined dealing with something quite so daunting. 

Holly Willoughby said: 'This message is to every one of you...' and Phillip Schofield added: 'From doctors, nurses and all those in the medical field...'

Holly Willoughby said: ‘This message is to every one of you…’ and Phillip Schofield added: ‘From doctors, nurses and all those in the medical field…’

Alison Hammond said: 'A big shout out to all the teachers who have actually gone back to work to look after the students of key workers. We see you and we thank you'

Alison Hammond said: ‘A big shout out to all the teachers who have actually gone back to work to look after the students of key workers. We see you and we thank you’

‘What you have to remember is it’s people like you, that mean that people like me and everybody in this country can walk around knowing that you’ve got our backs,’ said Andi Peters. 

GMB weather girl Laura Tobin added: ‘Thinking about all the scientists that are in the labs doing the diagnosis and working so hard to find vaccinations.’

‘Thank you for all your hard work, dedication and professionalism,’ added Dr Hilary Jones. 

Bright: GMB weather girl Laura Tobin said she was sending sunshine to anyone who was confined to their homes

Bright: GMB weather girl Laura Tobin said she was sending sunshine to anyone who was confined to their homes 

Heartwarming: GMB's Alex Beresford said: 'From the bottom of the nation's heart.... THANK YOU!' chimed in the Loose Women panel

Heartwarming: GMB’s Alex Beresford said: ‘From the bottom of the nation’s heart…. THANK YOU!’ chimed in the Loose Women panel

Also speaking from home, Charlotte Hawkins said: ‘A massive thank you to the ambulance service, to the police, the fire service, who are working tirelessly to make sure we are safe, to protect us, to help support us.

‘Also, I know the armed forces, who are going to be facing a very different challenge in the next few weeks.’ 

Alison Hammond seconded the above and said: ‘A big shout out to all the teachers who have actually gone back to work to look after the students of key workers. We see you and we thank you.’

Not leaving anyone out: Doctor Ranj Singh said: 'Please spare a thought for all those junior doctors out there that couldn't have imagined dealing with something quite so daunting'

Not leaving anyone out: Doctor Ranj Singh said: ‘Please spare a thought for all those junior doctors out there that couldn’t have imagined dealing with something quite so daunting’

'Thank you: To the social care teams working tirelessly to help the elderly, the vulnerable and the sick in care homes and residencies all across the UK. You're incredible,' said Kate Garraway

‘Thank you: To the social care teams working tirelessly to help the elderly, the vulnerable and the sick in care homes and residencies all across the UK. You’re incredible,’ said Kate Garraway

‘To the social care teams working tirelessly to help the elderly, the vulnerable and the sick in care homes and residencies all across the UK. You’re incredible,’ said Kate Garraway.

Ruth Langsford said: ‘And to the families of key workers, we know this must be a very tough time for you too. Rest assured though that your loved ones are heroes and you should be very, very proud of the sacrifices they’re making for all of us.’

Lorraine continued: ‘To all of our amazing volunteers and unsung heroes in the community, who are putting others first during these unprecedented times, we salute you.’ 

Lorraine continued: 'To all of our amazing volunteers and unsung heroes in the community, who are putting others first during these unprecedented times, we salute you'

Lorraine continued: ‘To all of our amazing volunteers and unsung heroes in the community, who are putting others first during these unprecedented times, we salute you’

Eamonn Holmes said: 'Thank you very much indeed. Please keep up your incredible work'

Eamonn Holmes said: ‘Thank you very much indeed. Please keep up your incredible work’

Dr Ranj said: ‘We have to mention all the retired healthcare workers who have signed up to offer their services. You are all incredible for doing so.’

‘We’ve been blown away by the stories of kindness, courage and dedication,’ said Holly. 

Eamonn Holmes said: ‘Thank you very much indeed. Please keep up your incredible work.’ 

Ben added: ‘Let’s not forget those in the supply chain, like the shop assistants, delivery drivers, the food manufacturers who are all working overtime to restock supermarket shelves.’ 

'Thank you for all your hard work, dedication and professionalism,' added Dr Hilary Jones

‘Thank you for all your hard work, dedication and professionalism,’ added Dr Hilary Jones

'Including the many hospital cleaners, porters and admin staff, all of you who are working around the clock,' continued Ben Shephard

‘Including the many hospital cleaners, porters and admin staff, all of you who are working around the clock,’ continued Ben Shephard

Ranvir Singh continued: 'We know that some really difficult times are ahead. I just hope that each one of us can play out part to not spread this terrible disease and cause more terrible suffering to people around us'

Ranvir Singh continued: ‘We know that some really difficult times are ahead. I just hope that each one of us can play out part to not spread this terrible disease and cause more terrible suffering to people around us’

GMB’s Alex Beresford said: ‘From the bottom of the nation’s heart…. THANK YOU!’ chimed in the Loose Women panel. 

Ranvir Singh continued: ‘We know that some really difficult times are ahead. I just hope that each one of us can play out part to not spread this terrible disease and cause more terrible suffering to people around us.’

Laura said: ‘Thank you so much and if you can’t get out, I am sending you some needed sunshine.’

Schofield and Kelly concluded: ‘From everyone here at ITV Daytime, we cannot thank you enough. Lots of love. Stay safe.

‘A huge thank you to every one of you and we are so lucky to have you.’ 

Icon: Andi Peters thanked the NHS for helping absolutely everyone

Icon: Andi Peters thanked the NHS for helping absolutely everyone



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