East Oxford tribute to key workers in the coronavirus pandemic

A SKILFUL knitter has thanked key workers in a Banksy-style mural that has appeared in a small residential street. The heartwarming gesture could be seen pinned on an wooden wall on Bath Street in East Oxford. However, nobody has yet claimed authorship of the colourful design and nobody was spotted arranging it.

The sizeable mural features a multi-coloured rainbow with the letters ‘NHS’ sewn on top of it; it also has a red Royal Mail truck and large beige key with the word ;workers’ under ALSO READ: Unsung heroes of coronavirus crisis receive praise East Oxford tribute to key workers in the coronavirus pandemic

It also includes various spring flowers, plants, stars, wildlife animals and even crafty loo rolls – a nod to the nationwide surge in stockpiling at the beginning of the pandemic.

Residents in the area were quick to applaud the mysterious knitter responsible for the tribute to key workers on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis.

The anonymous gesture comes one day after it was revealed that three more patients have died at Oxfordshire’s hospitals, bringing the county death toll to 96.

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