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Christ the Redeemer in Brazil lights up for coronavirus-hit countries

Silvia Izquierdo, AP Photo

Posted at Mar 19 2020 11:11 AM | Updated as of Mar 19 2020 02:49 PM

Christ the Redeemer in Brazil lights up for coronavirus-hit countries

Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the flags of countries currently afflicted by the new coronavirus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday. Global coronavirus infections rose to more than 200,000 cases with more than 8,700 deaths in 150 countries according to reports.