Covid: 18 out of 27 Brazilian capitals have canceled 2022 street Carnival

The rise of infections in Brazil, followed by cases of influenza, has prompted City Halls to cancel Carnival celebrations in order to contain contamination.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At least 18 Brazilian capitals have decided not to hold street Carnival in 2022. The cases of infection by the Covid Omicron variant have broken records in the country, together with positive H3N2 influenza A cases.

The scenario has led to an increase in the number of cancellations throughout the week. On January 6, 10 capitals called off the festivities. In 2 days, 8 more declared that they will not hold Carnaval.

Even São Paulo, which had been delegating to City Halls the decision to hold the festivities, has imposed restrictions on Carnival. Governor Jo . . .

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