of people lost their love ones due to the coronavirus pandemic and did not even
get a chance to say their final goodbyes. Now, the Brazilians have found a way
to get some solace by the means of a makeshift memorial which has been created
to honour those who succumbed to the deadly disease.

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A viral
video from the venue has come out and almost every soul on the planet can
relate with the feelings attached to the thought. The touching video is
powerful enough to bring tears to a person’s eyes.

Brazil was
amongst the worst hit countries due to the coronavirus pandemic and has
recorded over 600 thousand deaths since the beginning of the health crisis. This
is the world’s second highest death count due to the coronavirus.

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The United
is on top of the list with over 730,000 deaths.

memorial has several pinwheels pinned on both sides of a paved alley which
offers a safe place for people to mourn their loved ones. Countless messages
have been left on papers for those who are no longer with us with hopes of
getting closure.

A girl told
ABC News, “Each wheel is someone mourning;
each with a family, friends left behind who miss them”.

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While the
spread of the virus has been contained to some extent and the death count has
also reduced drastically but still remains quite high. There is also an added
fear of an impending wave which can strike at any time.

President Jair Bolsonaro has been under fire from all sectors, especially the
health experts and general public for mishandling the outbreak. He was against
imposing lockdowns, often refused to wear a mask publicly and was criticised
heavily for the same.

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The country
has come a long way and undergoing a rapid vaccination campaign. According to
Reuters, 70% Brazilians have received their first dose.