Brazil to hold scattered celebrations to avoid outbreaks

On August 7, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, announced on the 5th that this year’s new year’s celebration will not be held in Copacabana beach, but will be held in different places in the city, in order to avoid an outbreak of clustering epidemic. In addition, novel coronavirus pneumonia should be paid for the annual event, and a tribute to doctors and other professionals. It is reported that since 1976, a grand fireworks display has been held on Copacabana beach on December 31 every year, with nearly 2 million people celebrating the arrival of the new year. In order to avoid large-scale aggregation infection, Rio city hall announced that this year’s New Year celebration will be held separately. < / P > < p > according to Mayor Marcelo krivela, this year’s fireworks display will also be held in other areas outside Copacabana, such as the scenic area where the statue of Christ is located, Botafogo beach and Balada tijuka beach. The mayor stressed that the measure was aimed at “preventing mass transmission”. < / P > < p > in fact, it is not the first time that cross-year activities have been held outside Copacabana. For example, in 2019, flamenco beach, pakta Island, Madurella park on governor island and other places all held fireworks shows lasting for 5 to 15 minutes on the evening of December 31.