Revelers enjoy the fireworks and celebrate the New Years on Copacabana beach on January 01, 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Revelers enjoy the fireworks and celebrate the New Years on Copacabana beach on January 01, 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. WAGNER MEIER, GETTY IMAGES

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January 1, 2022: Irene Mayoral, left and Gerald Nuell, of Spain, kiss as they celebrate in Times Square in New York shortly after midnight as they attend New Year's Eve celebrations. The couple became engaged Friday.January 1, 2022: Irene Mayoral, left and Gerald Nuell, of Spain, kiss as they celebrate in Times Square in New York shortly after midnight as they attend New Year’s Eve celebrations. The couple became engaged Friday. CRAIG RUTTLE, AP

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A sign reminds people to wear face masks as revelers gather on Times Square in New York Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 for New Year's Eve celebrations. A sign reminds people to wear face masks as revelers gather on Times Square in New York Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 for New Year’s Eve celebrations. CRAIG RUTTLE, AP


Fireworks explode over Quezon Memorial Circle as Filipinos usher in the New Year on January 01, 2022 in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines. Fireworks explode over Quezon Memorial Circle as Filipinos usher in the New Year on January 01, 2022 in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines. EZRA ACAYAN, GETTY IMAGES


Fireworks light up the sky over Sydney Harbour as the clock strikes midnight on January 01, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. Fireworks light up the sky over Sydney Harbour as the clock strikes midnight on January 01, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. BROOK MITCHELL, GETTY IMAGES


Fireworks explode along the Chicago River during New Year's Eve celebrations, moments after midnight Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, in Chicago.Fireworks explode along the Chicago River during New Year’s Eve celebrations, moments after midnight Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, in Chicago.JOHN J. KIM, CHICAGO TRIBUNE VIA AP

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People use mobile phones to photograph fireworks with laser lights illuminating the sky from the Belgrade Tower during New Year celebrations in Belgrade on January 1, 2022. People use mobile phones to photograph fireworks with laser lights illuminating the sky from the Belgrade Tower during New Year celebrations in Belgrade on January 1, 2022. OLIVER BUNIC, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES


Fireworks light up the sky as people celebrate the New Year in Iraq's southern city of Nasiriyah in Dhi Qar province, late on December 31, 2021. Fireworks light up the sky as people celebrate the New Year in Iraq’s southern city of Nasiriyah in Dhi Qar province, late on December 31, 2021. ASAAD NIAZI, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES


Pyrotechnics go off to mark the start of the year 2022, just after midnight, by the Millennium Bridge going over the River Thames, backdropped by the dome of St Paul's Cathedral in London, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. Pyrotechnics go off to mark the start of the year 2022, just after midnight, by the Millennium Bridge going over the River Thames, backdropped by the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral in London, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. MATT DUNHAM, AP


Fireworks explode over the Strip during New Year's Eve celebrations on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, in Las Vegas. Fireworks explode over the Strip during New Year’s Eve celebrations on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, in Las Vegas. L.E. BASKOW, LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL VIA AP People walk through a festively illuminated street in the city centre of Vienna, Austria, on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, 2021. - Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Austrian capital's traditional "Silvesterpfad" New Year's Eve party was cancelled and a nightly curfew was implemented for the gastronomy. People walk through a festively illuminated street in the city centre of Vienna, Austria, on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2021. – Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Austrian capital’s traditional “Silvesterpfad” New Year’s Eve party was cancelled and a nightly curfew was implemented for the gastronomy. FLORIAN WIESER, APA/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

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A picture taken on Jan. 1, 2022 shows lights above the port city bridge as part of the New Year's festivities in Colombo, Sri Lanka. A picture taken on Jan. 1, 2022 shows lights above the port city bridge as part of the New Year’s festivities in Colombo, Sri Lanka. ISHARA S. KODIKARA, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES


A picture shows the Eiffel Tower lit up in blue to mark the French presidency of the European Union during the New Year's Eve in Paris on Dec. 31, 2021. A picture shows the Eiffel Tower lit up in blue to mark the French presidency of the European Union during the New Year’s Eve in Paris on Dec. 31, 2021. JULIEN DE ROSA, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

A security guard holds up a sign indicating that there is no countdown event at the famed Shibuya scramble crossing, a popular location for New Year's Eve gathering Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, in Tokyo as people gather to celebrate New Year's eve. A security guard holds up a sign indicating that there is no countdown event at the famed Shibuya scramble crossing, a popular location for New Year’s Eve gathering Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, in Tokyo as people gather to celebrate New Year’s eve. KIICHIRO SATO, AP


Filipinos spend New Year's Eve at a park on Dec. 31, 2021 in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines. Large celebrations to ring in the new year pushed through in Metro Manila despite coronavirus cases surging over the Christmas week which experts fear is fueled by the more contagious Omicron variant. The Philippines reported nearly 3,000 cases on the last day of the year, the highest daily count in two months. Filipinos spend New Year’s Eve at a park on Dec. 31, 2021 in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines. Large celebrations to ring in the new year pushed through in Metro Manila despite coronavirus cases surging over the Christmas week which experts fear is fueled by the more contagious Omicron variant. The Philippines reported nearly 3,000 cases on the last day of the year, the highest daily count in two months. EZRA ACAYAN, GETTY IMAGES


Fireworks explode over Quezon Memorial Circle as Filipinos usher in the New Year on Jan. 1, 2022 in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines. Fireworks explode over Quezon Memorial Circle as Filipinos usher in the New Year on Jan. 1, 2022 in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines. EZRA ACAYAN, GETTY IMAGESA kite maker prepares kites in his workshop ahead of the New Year celebrations on the outskirts of Amritsar on Dec. 31, 2021.NARINDER NANU, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGESA man swings a homemade fireworks sparkler after sunset during the last night of the year in Gaza City on Dec. 31, 2021.MAHMUD HAMS, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES People wearing face masks attend a New Year’s countdown at an amusement park in Beijing on Dec. 31, 2021.JADE GAO, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES People visit Kanda Myojin Shrine to offer New Year prayers in Tokyo on Jan. 1, 2022. KAZUHIRO NOGI, AFP VIA GETTY IMAGESFireworks explode over the Chao Phraya River during New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. Fireworks explode over the Chao Phraya River during New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.WASON WANICHAKORN, AP

Fireworks light up the sky over Sydney Harbor as the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. New Year's Eve celebrations continue to be somewhat different as some COVID-19 restrictions remain in place due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  There were 21,151 news cases of COVID-19 recorded in New South Wales on the final day of 2021, setting a new record for the Australia’s most populous state Email Twitter Facebook ShareFireworks light up the sky over Sydney Harbor as the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. New Year’s Eve celebrations continue to be somewhat different as some COVID-19 restrictions remain in place due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. There were 21,151 news cases of COVID-19 recorded in New South Wales on the final day of 2021, setting a new record for the Australia’s most populous state BROOK MITCHELL, GETTY IMAGES

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Fireworks are seen over Sydney harbor during New Year's Eve celebrations on Jan. 1, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. Fireworks are seen over Sydney harbor during New Year’s Eve celebrations on Jan. 1, 2022 in Sydney, Australia. WENDELL TEODORO, GETTY IMAGES


Fireworks light up the Taiwan skyline and Taipei 101 during New Year's Eve celebrations on Jan. 1, 2022 in Taipei, Taiwan. Fireworks light up the Taiwan skyline and Taipei 101 during New Year’s Eve celebrations on Jan. 1, 2022 in Taipei, Taiwan. GENE WANG, GETTY IMAGES

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