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Brazilian authorities have opened to visit the statue of Christ the Redeemer

Brazilian authorities have opened to visit the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro and the Tijuca national Park that were closed earlier due to the pandemic of coronavirus, said the Minister of the environment Ricardo SALIS.

"Today we once again open the Park of Rio de Janeiro the statue of Christ the Redeemer", - he wrote in Twitter.

According to the newspaper Estado de Minas, the authorities ordered visitors to these resorts to wear a mask and maintain a distance. Thus, according to the publication, the official during the opening ceremony of the Park was without a mask, but was forced to wear when she cut the ribbon. The distance during the ceremony were not followed.

In addition, as the newspaper notes, Saturday open, and other popular tourist sights: the cable car to Sugar loaf mountain, the Ferris wheel, Rio Star, and others. Residents of Rio de Janeiro until the end of the year will receive discounts on visits to these tourist places.

According to Brazilian Ministry of health, since the beginning of the epidemic in Brazil recorded 3 275 520 cases and 106 523 death.