Captain Sir Tom Moore, who brought hope to the nation, has died

Captain Sir Tom Moore, who raised over £32m for NHS charities by walking a hundred laps of his garden in Bedfordshire, has died in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19.

The 100-year-old, who was knighted for his fundraising efforts by the Queen last year, brought hope to people during lockdown.

He had been unable to have the Covid vaccine as he had been struggling with pneumonia over the past few weeks. On Sunday he was admitted to Bedford Hospital as he needed help with his breathing.

In a statement, Capt Sir Tom’s daughters, Hannah Ingram-Moore and Lucy Teixeira said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dear father, Captain Sir Tom Moore.

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