Clap for Boris Johnson to be held across Sussex tonight

People across Sussex will be clapping for the Prime Minister this evening (April 7).
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Boris Johnson

Thousands of people are going to show their support for Boris Johnson, who is currently in intensive care with coronavirus, in a round of applause at 8pm.

Mr Johnson, 55, is said to have been stable overnight after being taken to St Thomas’ Hospital in London with ‘persistent symptoms’ on Monday (April 6).

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It is understood the Queen has sent a message of support to the PM, his pregnant girlfriend Carrie Symonds and family.

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Boris Johnson Visits Eastbourne East Sussex

The Clap for Boris event started on social media and so far more than 100,000 people have said they will be taking part.

Similar to the Clap for the NHS event each Thursday, people are encouraged to go outside their homes tonight to clap for Mr Johnson.