A man jumps from the Cavour Bridge into the Tiber River, Rome, during New Year's day celebrations. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa A man jumps from the Cavour Bridge into the Tiber River, Rome, during New Year's day celebrations. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa
A man jumps from the Cavour Bridge into the Tiber River, Rome, during New Year's day celebrations. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa

Coronavirus doesn’t stop Romans from jumping into cold Tiber River

  • Several men kept the tradition alive on Friday, plunging head-first from an 18-metre (59-foot) high structure into the muddy brown water
  • Many squares in the Italian capital where people would normally gather to celebrate were empty on New Year’s Eve

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man jumps from the Cavour Bridge into the Tiber River, Rome, during New Year's day celebrations. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa A man jumps from the Cavour Bridge into the Tiber River, Rome, during New Year's day celebrations. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa
A man jumps from the Cavour Bridge into the Tiber River, Rome, during New Year's day celebrations. Photo: LaPresse via ZUMA Press / dpa
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