Christmas lights are making a comeback to spread cheer during Covid-19 pandemic

Boy decorating Christmas tree. (PHOTO: Getty Images)
Boy decorating Christmas tree. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

Deck the empty halls with boughs of holly!

Inevitably social distancing in response to the coronavirus outbreak has made many lonely and in need of some cheer.

So people across the United States have been putting their Christmas lights back up to spread a little joy and optimism amid the fear and panic due to the spread of Covid-19, PEOPLE reports.

The trend has bloomed on Twitter, with users sharing delightful snaps of their homes looking cheerful and happy with the hashtags #LightsForLife and #CoronaKindness.

“Happy to put our badger lights back out. #LightsForLife,” one user wrote.

“Today a few of my neighbours decided we needed a bit more light in this dark time and decided to turn their Christmas lights back on. I hope it brings a smile to your face like it did mine,” another tweeted.

“My mom thinks people should start putting up Christmas lights in their windows to remind each other that there’s still life and light while we #StayTheFHome. I think she’s on to something,” another wrote.

Others agree that this could be a fun way to spread cheer but also great entertainment from a safe distance.

“What if we all put our Christmas lights back up? Then we could get in the car and drive around and look at them. That seems like a fair social distancing activity,” one Twitter user suggested.

Check out some of the cheerful decorations below.

Source: PEOPLE, Twitter

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