Photographs of health care workers adorned the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil throughout an Easter Sunday tribute to medical doctors and nurses amid the international coronavirus disaster.
Depictions of medical workers and messages of hope in a number of languages had been projected onto the 125-foot-tall statue atop Corcovado mountain in Rio de Janiero, beautiful pictures present.
“Keep at dwelling,” one message learn on the large statue’s arm alongside a smiling nurse.
At one other level throughout the tribute, the statue was adorned as a health care provider, full with stethoscope and lab coat, pictures present.
Rio’s archbishop, Dom Orani Tempesta, carried out a mass at the base of the statue throughout the tribute to medical workers, CNN reviews. It’s the second time the nationwide landmark has been illuminated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Flags of a number of international locations impacted by the virus had been displayed on the statue final month, together with the hashtag “Praying collectively” in a number of languages.
Not less than 1,230 individuals have died from the coronavirus in Brazil, with greater than 22,300 different confirmed circumstances, in accordance to a Johns Hopkins College database.