Five heart warming stories since the coronavirus outbreak

1. Meet the three elderly women self-isolating together

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This week BBC Breakfast interviewed Doreen, Dotty and Carol, three women in their 70s who have decided to self-isolate together.

Doreen said, ‘We are going to do a week in our own homes and if we are still fit and well, we are going to decide which house we are going to and live in because we all have the same amount of rooms.’

Watch the full interview here.

2. Mutual Aid

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Dozens of mutual aid groups have been set up in the UK to support people suffering from the effects of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Volunteers have been coordinating via WhatsApp and Facebook groups, offering people in self-isolation help with shopping, dog walking and picking up prescriptions.

Find out more about Covoid-19 Mutual Aid groups by searching @CovidAidUK on Twitter and Facebook.

3. Making music with neighbours in Italy

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People in lockdown in Italy have been taking to their balconies, playing music and dancing to spread joy and positivity within their communities.

Watch the full video here.

4. Penguins let loose in Chicago zoo

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Penguins in a Chicago zoo have been making the most out of human social isolation by exploring the rest of the aquarium where they are kept.

Watch the full video here.

5. People sharing tips for keeping fit and healthy 


Keeping the brain and body healthy while self-isolating is important for keeping our spirits and immune systems up.

Many people are sharing home workouts, mindfulness practices and recipes filled with antioxidants. Interested in reading more? Try some of the links below.





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