The beaches of Rio de Janeiro deserted after the closure decreed by the authorities to contain the advance of the coronavirus

During this weekend it is not allowed to stay on the sand, take a bath or play sports, measures that join others previously imposed to try to reduce mobility. Brazil is going through the worst moment of the pandemic with a record number of deaths, contagions and collapsed hospitals.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The advance of the coronavirus forced the authorities of Rio de Janeiro to close its beaches this weekend, as part of the efforts to tackle a pandemic that has already killed nearly 300,000 people in Brazil.

The iconic beaches of the "Marvelous City" dawned this Saturday and Sunday empty and under a police device to comply with the municipal decree that has prohibited any . . .

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