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5 Positive News Stories You May Have Missed

It's easy to miss the positive news stories when you're focused on negative things like a viral outbreak or the death of a celebrity. Here are five positive stories you may have missed.

1. France Officially Sanctions Chloroquine After 78 of 80 Coronavirus Patients Recover

France has officially sanctioned a promising treatment for the coronavirus which may shorten recovery times to as little as five days according to an article on Analyzing America. The US is experimenting with the mixture as well, however, cautions that it's too early to tell if this will be effective.

2. Millions of Americans Reconnect With Families and Community

While staying at home, millions of Americans are reconnecting with their families. My phone has been blowing up as my brothers and sisters text me things while being forced to work from home. We've probably talked more in the last few weeks than we have in the last year.

Walking around the block, everyone is waving, smiling, and saying hi (while maintaining a safe distance). America is finally getting back to having a strong community.

3. Happily Married Couples Enjoy Spending Extra Time Together

There are many stories of happily married couples who are loving the extra time together. Here's a story from our r/HappyMarriages Reddit group.

So thankful for my awesome husband from r/HappyMarriages

4. 99.98+% of the World Does Not Have the CoronaVirus

The other day when looking at the climbing numbers of coronavirus patients, I noticed that there was another figure added to the statistics.

Total cases per 1 million population.

At the time of this writing, there are 95.7 cases per million people. That's 0.00957% of the population who are infected, meaning over 99.98% of the world does not currently have the virus.

5. Lt. Kroenke’s Daughter Teaches Him to Dance

The Nebraska State Patrol posted a video of Lt. Kroenke's daughter teaching him to dance, along with this message:

Big time #DadSkills on display!

After Lt. Kroenke’s daughter’s dance competition season was postponed, her dance studio challenged the dancers to teach a parent part of a dance as a way to continue practicing. Here's the result.

When life gives you global pandemic lemons, the lemonade you make has to be fabulous!

Big time #DadSkills on display!After Lt. Kroenke’s daughter’s dance competition season was postponed, her dance studio challenged the dancers to teach a parent part of a dance as a way to continue practicing. Here's the result. When life gives you global pandemic lemons, the lemonade you make has to be fabulous!#QuarantineLife #BlueFamily #DanceFamily #TogetherNE #COVID19 #NECOVID19 #TrooperPride

Posted by Nebraska State Patrol on Sunday, March 22, 2020
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