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Good news: April 3, 2020

Posted at 7:09 PM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 20:09:42-04

There are plenty of good news stories during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday was supposed to be the Washington Nationals' home opener. Some fans didn't want the day to pass without some kind of acknowledgment.

So, residents of the Chase Point Condo building in the nation's capital stepped onto their balconies about the time the first pitch would have been thrown at Nationals Park, and sang "Take Me Out to the Ballgame."

A group of Italian soldiers weren't going to let the Coronavirus stand in the way of a birthday celebration.

The soldiers working in a field hospital in Piacenza surprised a patient named bruno with a birthday cake and song.

The 62-year-old told the soldiers that they touched his heart.

A 36-year-old San Diego man who survived the novel Coronavirus says he wants to turn his fight into something positive.

That's why Jason Garcia says he donated plasma to patients currently in the battle against COVID-19.

St. Joseph Hospital in Orange County, California says the plasma is enough for three patients, including one that's currently in the ICU.

A Facebook group is building a community of people stuck in isolation. It's called the "Happy Heart Hunt" Facebook group.

People post pictures of their heart creations, like a photo from Wisconsin's Diane Seckar. She made a basket of knitted hearts, a post that drew more than 22,000 reactions in one day!