"Please stay at home", sings Kettering's Matilda

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The eight-year-old hopes the video of her singing will help people during the coronavirus pandemic

A Kettering girl has urged people to stay home and be safe during the coronavirus crisis through a video of her singing.

Matilda Vincitore-Jackson, eight, was filmed singing along to Megan McKenna's COVID-19 song released to try and help protect the NHS and save lives.

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Matilda, a Year 3 pupil at St Thomas More Primary School in Northampton Road, hope it will also lift people's spirits during the lockdown.

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Dad Tobias Jackson, a 29-year-old scaffolder, said: "Matilda has been doing her school work to keep her ticking over but she loves to sing.

"She used to have quite a few play dates but that's all come to a stop, and when she heard her mum singing the song she wanted to sing it as well.

"She knows about what's going on and has the rainbow in her window and we thought this would raise people's spirits a bit.

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"Hopefully it gives people a bit of hope and also helps them stay safe."

Matilda said: "I miss all my friends and Teachers at st Thomas more primary school in Kettering.

"I can’t wait to see you all."

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