New Zealand captain Kane Williamson penned an open letter to medical workers within the nation, thanking them for main the combat in opposition to COVID-19.
Addressing the letter to medical doctors, nurses and caregivers, Williamson mentioned he was ‘grateful’ for his or her companies and added that saving lives was ‘actual strain’.
New Zealand is at the moment in lockdown to combat 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:
“Dear medical doctors, nurses and caregivers,
Events of the previous few days have made it clear we’re residing via a well being disaster the likes of which we have by no means seen.
There will little doubt be instances within the coming days when the dimensions of what we’re going through will appear overwhelming.
We’re so grateful you’ve our backs.
People discuss in regards to the strain sportsmen and ladies are below to carry out, however the reality is we get to do one thing we love each day for a residing. We play video games.
Real strain is working to save lives. Real strain is going into work every day whereas placing your individual private security on the road for the great of others.
Every day over the following weeks and months you and your colleagues shall be requested to do this.
It’s an unlimited accountability that may solely be carried out by the most effective type of folks: those that put the higher good forward of all else.
As Blackcaps, we all know how superb it feels to have the help of a rustic behind you.
In that very same vein, we want you to know you are not alone. We need you to know that there is a entire nation behind you.
We will get via this and you’re a massive purpose why.”