Mayor of Rio de Janeiro thanks China for support in COVID-19 fight

As Brazil is emerging as the latest global COVID-19 epicenter, Rio de Janeiro – the country's second hardest-hit city after Sao Paulo is receiving tons of donated and purchased medical equipment from China.

The shipments, which include desperately needed ventilators, are arriving as shortages had reached critical levels. Last week, Brazil overtook Russia, as the country with the second-highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases, CGTN's Lucrecia Franco in Rio has more.