Prince William says Britain 'at its best' during coronavirus crisis

The royal made the comment on a video call with charity workers.

Prince William has said the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that Britain is “at its best when we’re in a crisis”.

Speaking to a group of charities that are supporting vulnerable people during the outbreak on Sunday, the Duke of Cambridge praised the nation’s community spirit.

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"I think Britain is at its best, weirdly, when we're in a crisis,” he told Jacky Crawford, of the Moorlands Community Charity in East Yorkshire.

Prince William has praised the UK's "community feel".

The charities the Duke spoke to have all received funding from the National Emergencies Trust, an independent body that raises and distributes money to causes during domestic disasters.

"We all pull together and that community spirit and that community feel comes rushing back quicker than anything else,” William said.

The Prince’s comments came as the UK’s death toll surpassed 10,000 at the weekend, with 5,288 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

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