99-year-old veteran from great Britain collected £17 million for physicians. Donations even joined the Duke of Cambridge

As of the morning of April 17, the amount of donations gathered 99-year-old Briton and a war veteran Tom Moore for physicians struggling with the coronavirus, has exceeded £17 million (578 million UAH). This April 17, reports the BBC.

Moore is walking with a special Walker. For his 100th birthday, he decided every day to go 10 laps (25 meters) in my garden. According to the man, so he wanted to thank the doctors who helped him with the treatment of cancer and hip fracture.

By the end of your flashmob the man collected £13 million (441 million UAH), however, on the morning of 17 April was that the donations kept coming and reached the figure of £17 million were Transferred funds Moore about 800 thousand people. Initially, the veteran was counting on just £1 million (33.9 thousand UAH).

According to the BBC, the total amount also includes undisclosed donation from the Duke of Cambridge.

According to data of the Ministry of health of great Britain, the country infected by the coronavirus by more than 103 thousand people, of which 13.7 thousand died.

Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 2.1 million, including more than 549 thousand was cured, and 145 568 died.

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