RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Amid the upsurge of the Covid-19 pandemic abroad, major Brazilian cities have decided not to hold New Year's Eve events.
On Monday, the city of Salvador announced that it would not promote the New Year's Eve party, a decision also taken by Fortaleza on Saturday, and the city of Belo Horizonte informed that it "did not plan" the celebration. In São Paulo, Rio and Belém, the event schedule is still maintained but now under evaluation.
The concern with the Covid-19 scenario canceled the New Year's Eve festivities in Salvador . . .