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Freelance writer. Currently learning the ropes at PA Media.

In many ways, March 23, 2020, can be looked back on as a date that shifted the tectonic plates of all our lives irreparably. After weeks of reports of a new strand of virus flooding in from all different corners of the globe, the UK implemented its most draconian laws since World War II in a bid to keep us safe.

The coming days saw Brits watch on anxiously at the likes of Italy and France as the two nations began to record both cases and deaths in their droves. Most were under no illusion as to who would be next, and low and behold, April was arguably one of the darkest months in British history, as Covid claimed the lives of 900 people in just one day.

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