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Georgia health care workers were captured in a viral Instagram post on a Southwest flight to New York to help with coronavirus patients.

The photo was taken by a ramp agent and posted to the airline’s Instagram on Sunday and has since gone viral. The image shows health care workers smiling and forming heart signs with their hands.

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“These brave souls soldier on in the midst of tremendous risk and exposure, constantly putting the needs of others above their own,” the airline wrote on the Instagram post. “Their selfless sacrifice is a beacon of light during such a dark time in our world, and no amount of gratitude and praise would ever be enough.”

The health care workers posed for the picture as they were departing for a flight to LaGuardia Airport on Friday, according to The Hill.

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In New York state and New York City, health care workers have reported that the city’s hospitals and health care facilities are overwhelmed by coronavirus cases.

As of Monday, 1,218 people have died from coronavirus in New York state, the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, an increase from the 965 deaths on Sunday, according to CNN.