Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue illuminated to show of global solidarity with Covid-19 victims

Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue illuminated to show of global solidarity with Covid-19 victims

The Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro was illuminated with the flags and maps of countries and continents affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The 125-foot-tall statue was illuminated in a spectacular show of solidarity with those grappling the Covid-19 pandemic.

The message #praytogether was also projected onto the statue in different languages.
Brazil reported its first case of the virus on February 26, and the infection numbers had risen to 261 by March 17.

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