03/21/2020 08:37 EDT

The Uplifting Stories Emerging From The Coronavirus Pandemic That We Need Right Now

Our ongoing collection of musicians, penguins and moments of (almost) normalcy to bring levity when it's needed most.

Out of the darkness of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic have emerged some lighter, much-needed moments.

Videos of quarantined citizens worldwide paying tribute to medical workers, singing and playing music from balconies, getting married, hosting concerts for self-isolating neighbors and playing games across deserted streets have ― among many, many other incidents ― captured hearts worldwide.

Countless celebrities have also provided their own moments of levity.

Check out some of the uplifting stories below. We’ll update as new ones arrive.