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Sculptures designed for parade floats are covered by a blue tarp at the Unidos de Padre Miguel samba school workshop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, where activity was halted due to the cancellation of Carnival amid the new coronavirus pandemic. The celebration is on hold until next year as Rio struggles with a rise in COVID-19 cases.