Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Wears Face Mask as Covid-19 Awareness

Date: 2020-05-04 06:13:59


An image of Jesus Christ in a face mask was projected onto Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue on Sunday, in awareness of protective measures against coronavirus.

Organized by a group of specialists in healthcare to help Brazil face the dangers of Covid-19, the campaign is called ‘Todos pela Saúde’ (‘All for Health’) .

The projection included a hashtag #MascaraSalva (#MaskSaves) together with the message – ‘Wearing a mask saves’.

There were at least 100,000 confirmed cases in Brazil as of Sunday and 7,000 fatalities.

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