Rio carnival set to make comeback after Covid hiatus 

Updated: Apr 20, 2022, 08:29 PM(IST)

Rio De Janeiro is gearing up to organise the famed carnival for the first time since the pandemic hit Brazil. Enthusiastic revellers mean that the carnival is bound to be a huge spectacle this time. The carnival was cancelled last year as Brazil took a hard hit due to the pandemic.

Preparations on

Preparations are in full swing for the Rio Carnival.
 

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The spirit of Rio

Covid-19 has claimed more than 660,000 lives in Brazil. The number is second only to the US. But Brazilians are ready to welcome the future with open arms.

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Ready for 'post-Covid' times

More than 75 percent of the South American country's 213 million people is now fully vaccinated.
 

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Taking precautions

Everyone participating in parades will be required to furnish proof of vaccination.

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The comeback carnival

The Rio carnival is sure to lift spirits of the pandemic-hit country

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