Covid-19: Rio de Janeiro Bans All 2021 Carnaval Celebrations

Rio de Janeiro had previously cancelled the samba school parades, one of the world's largest shows.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city of Rio de Janeiro, now the municipality with the highest number of Covid-19 deaths in Brazil, has banned all celebrations and sales of products on the streets during the Carnaval period, subject to penalties of up to one year imprisonment.

Rio de Janeiro had previously cancelled the samba school parades, one of the world's largest shows.

Held in either February or March . . .

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