Happiness Report: World shows resilience in face of COVID19

People sit in the sunshine as others ski by, during a sunny winter day on waterfront ice of Helsinki, Finland on Valentine’s Day 2021. (Jussi Nukari/Lehtikuva via AP)

People enjoy hot summer day in a lake in Espoo, Finland, on June 26, 2020. (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)

STOCKHOLM — The coronavirus brought a year of fear and anxiety, loneliness and lockdown, and illness and death, but an annual report on happiness around the world released Friday suggests the pandemic has not crushed people’s spirits.