Plymouth High will join people across the nation at Midday today to remember those lost to COVID-19
There will be a national minute's silence at midday to mark the one year anniversary since the first coronavirus lockdown was announced.
A minute’s silence will be held at 12pm and people are being encouraged to stand on their doorsteps at 8pm with phones, candles and torches to signify a “beacon of remembrance”.
More than 147,000 people have died from Covid-19 in the UK since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest government data.
On March 23, 2020, when the first lockdown started, that figure was 335.