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NEW HYDE PARK, NEW YORK - APRIL 14: Nurses from around the country arrive and are welcomed by the staff nurses and administrators by being clapped in to help treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients at the Long Island Nursing Institute on April 14, 2020 in New Hyde Park, New York. The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic on March 11th. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Videos of recovered coronavirus patients leaving the hospital were trending on Twitter Wednesday morning, offering a great sense of hope to everyone around the world!

The videos show nurses, doctors and hospital staff applauding the patients as they leave to go home and reunite with their loved ones.

“This is what recovery looks like,” WBSTV reporter Linda Stouffer tweeted.

Baystate Health in Western Massachusetts has a new code, “Code Rocky.” The code celebrates successful discharges home from all units caring for COVID-19 patients. “Cody Rocky” is a symbol of hope and perseverance for all.

The code is announced over the intercom along with the introduction to Bill Conti’s “Gonna Fly Now,” which is the theme from the movie Rocky.

A 106-yer-old patient, Connie, was cleared by medics at City Hospital and was able to return home. The hashtag #ClapForConnie was used to celebrate her strength and bravery.

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Katherine Viloria is Beasley Media Group's Fort Myers Digital Content Manager. She loves to write, snap photos, and watch Grey's Anatomy. Connect with her on Instagram @alittlethisalittlekat