Covid-19: Easter celebrations in Brazil will have crowd-reducing adaptations or restrictions

In most places, religious events with the potential to cause crowds are prohibited, in a measure against the circulation of the new coronavirus

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For the second time, the Easter holiday will take place in the middle of the new coronavirus pandemic. But now, with Brazil breaking successive records for the number of cases and deaths due to Covid-19, the changes will be very significant in traditional ceremonies.

In most places, events with the potential to cause crowds are prohibited, in a measure against the circulation of the new coronavirus, against a backdrop of exhausted health care structure and waiting lines for beds in intensive care units.

For the second time in 276 years, for example, the Fireworks' Procession . . .

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