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Covid-19: Footballers mark silent respect for victims

BMJ 2020; 369 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m2504 (Published 24 June 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;369:m2504

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  1. Alison Shepherd
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Footballers from West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers and match officials take part in a minute’s silence on 20 June to commemorate the people in the UK who have died in the covid-19 pandemic. The recorded number of deaths from covid-19 was then 42 589.

England’s Premier League season restarted three days earlier with teams playing games postponed during lockdown being behind closed doors, as social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues.

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