Published On: Wed, Jan 5th, 2022
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Rio de Janeiro cancels Carnival street parades due to rising COVID-19 cases, Omicron threat

Brazil Carnival

Rio de Janeiro has cancelled street parades and parties during its world-famous Carnival for a second year due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and the threat from the arrival of the Omicron coronavirus variant, the city’s mayor said on Tuesday.

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