New Zealand captain Kane Williamson penned an open letter to medical workers within the nation, thanking them for main the struggle towards COVID-19.
Addressing the letter to medical doctors, nurses and caregivers, Williamson stated he was ‘grateful’ for his or her companies and added that saving lives was ‘actual strain’.
New Zealand is at present in lockdown to struggle the unfold of the virus. The nation has seen 283 instances of coronavirus, together with 73 confirmed and 5 possible instances on Thursday.
Williamson’s letter, as reported in New Zealand Herald:
“Pricey medical doctors, nurses and caregivers,
Occasions of the previous few days have made it clear we’re residing by a well being disaster the likes of which we have by no means seen.
There’ll little doubt be occasions within the coming days when the dimensions of what we’re going through will appear overwhelming.
We’re so grateful you’ve gotten our backs.
Folks speak in regards to the strain sportsmen and girls are below to carry out, however the fact is we get to do one thing we love on daily basis for a residing. We play video games.
Actual strain is working to save lots of lives. Actual strain goes into work every day whereas placing your personal private security on the road for the great of others.
Every single day over the following weeks and months you and your colleagues will probably be requested to do this.
It is an infinite duty that may solely be carried out by one of the best sort of folks: those that put the better good forward of all else.
As Blackcaps, we all know how superb it feels to have the assist of a rustic behind you.
In that very same vein, we want you to know you are not alone. We wish you to know that there is a entire nation behind you.
We are going to get by this and you’re a huge cause why.”