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A woman has launched a ‘kindness campaign’ using a postcard. to help people look after neighbors self-isolating amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Becky Wass, from Falmouth, Cornwall, has made a print at home template which allows people to tick boxes outlining what help they require.

The options include ‘pick up shopping,’ ‘a friendly phone call,’ ‘posting mail,’ and ‘urgent supplies’.

Becky said she thought of the lovely idea as she and her husband were discussing ways they could help others.

Her card is now being shared on social media and people who follow the idea are being told to leave any items on doorsteps to avoid contact.

Anyone handing out the postcards is also asked to wash their hands.

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The postcard that has gone viral, helping people to help others during the coronavirus pandemic (Image: PA)

“Because fear has spread so quickly, its really important to try to spread kindness,” Becky told the (BBC.

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“I do think in times like this everybody wants to do something to help, and this postcard just makes that a little bit easier.”

) She said the response to her postcard has been “heartwarming”.

Becky Wass, who has created a #viralkindness postcard (Image: PA)

Becky’s Facebook

post rolling out the postcard campaign said: “I’ve been feeling pretty helpless watching the news. Maybe you have too?

“I wanted to do something about it, so I’ve made a postcard that I’ll be posting to my older neighbors as this progresses (after washing my hands!).

“If just one person feels less lonely or isolated when faced with this pandemic, then I’ll feel better about it (I hope!)

“Coronavirus is scary. Let’s make kindness go viral. “

People are swabbed at a drive-thru coronavirus testing station in Wolverhampton (Image: Adam Hughes / SWNS)

Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed today that all people over will be asked to self-isolate for months to protect themselves from coronavirus.

He admitted it was a “very big ask”, but it is a measure which is for their own “self-protection”.

Asked to confirm reports of the drastic measure which emerged last night, Mr Hancock said: “That is in the action plan, yes.

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“And we’ll be setting it out with more detail when it is the right time to do so because we appreciate that is a very big ask for elderly and vulnerable people. ”

He said the measure would be introduced“ in the coming weeks. ”

And he said the government is prepared to ban large gatherings if necessary.

Mr Hancock coronavirus is “a very significant challenge” that will “disrupt the lives of almost everybody “in the UK.

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