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Global coronavirus infections top 20 million

08 August, 2020 10:33 am 10:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Global coronavirus cases pushed past 20 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil and India accounting for more than half of all known infections. The death toll from COVID-19, meanwhile, at more than 728,000 has outpaced the upper range of annual deaths from the flu. The … Read More

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro catches coronavirus, shrugs off health risks

07 July, 2020 9:35 am 9:35 am

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he tested positive for the novel coronavirus after months minimizing the severity of the pandemic and defying medical experts, even as the virus has killed more than 66,000 people in his country. The right-wing populist gave the news to reporters at his official residence standing just … Read More

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Brazil registers 39,483 new cases of coronavirus, 1,141 deaths

06 June, 2020 8:25 am 8:25 am

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil recorded 39,483 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours as well as 1,141 deaths, the Health Ministry said. Brazil has registered more than 1.2 million cases since the pandemic began, while cumulative deaths total 54,971, according to the ministry. Meanwhile, Brazil, the world’s No … Read More

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Global coronavirus cases top 9 million as outbreak surges in Brazil, India

06 June, 2020 8:52 am 8:52 am

(Reuters) – Global cases of the novel coronavirus surpassed 9 million on Monday, as Brazil and India grappled with a surge in infections, and the US, China and other hard-hit countries reported new outbreaks, according to a Reuters tally. The first case was reported in China in early January and it took until mid-May to … Read More

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Brazil passes 50,000 coronavirus deaths as outbreak worsens

06 June, 2020 11:11 am 11:11 am

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil, the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hot spot after the United States, officially passed 50,000 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, a blow for a country already grappling with more than 1 million cases, rising political instability and a crippled economy. Brazil now has a total of 1,085,038 confirmed cases and 50,617 … Read More

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Brazil passes 1 million coronavirus cases with no end in sight

06 June, 2020 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil passed 1 million coronavirus cases on Friday and approached 50,000 deaths, a new nadir for the world’s second worst-hit country as it struggles with a tense political climate and worsening economic outlook. Second only to the United States in both cases and deaths, Brazil confirmed its first case of … Read More

Brazil’s biggest cities start reopening as COVID-19 surges

06 June, 2020 10:29 am 10:29 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s most populous state Sao Paulo reported a record number of COVID-19 deaths for the second day running even as its homonymous metropolis allowed shops to resume business and prepared to reopen its malls. The state, the epicenter of the pandemic in Brazil, recorded 340 new deaths in the last 24 … Read More


Brazil restores detailed COVID-19 data after Supreme Court ruling

06 June, 2020 9:11 am 9:11 am

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil on Tuesday restored detailed COVID-19 data to its official national website following controversy over the removal of cumulative totals and a ruling by a Supreme Court justice that the full set of information be reinstated. The move came after days of mounting pressure from across the political spectrum and allegations the … Read More

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Global coronavirus cases near 7 million as outbreak grows in Brazil, India

06 June, 2020 12:34 pm 12:34 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Global cases of the novel coronavirus neared 7 million on Saturday, as case numbers surge in Brazil and India, according to a Reuters tally. About 30% of those cases, or 2 million infections, are in the United States, though the fastest growing outbreak is in Latin America, which now accounts for roughly … Read More

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Brazil jumps to world No. 2 in coronavirus cases, behind the US

05 May, 2020 11:14 am 11:14 am

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil became the world No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases on Friday, second only to the United States, after it confirmed that 330,890 people had been infected by the virus, overtaking Russia, the Health Ministry said. Brazil registered 1,001 daily coronavirus deaths, taking total deaths to 21,048, according to the … Read More

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Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens as country could soon be No 2 in cases

05 May, 2020 10:54 am 10:54 am

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American nation could soon have the second-highest number of cases in the world as the Health Ministry reported 888 new deaths and nearly 20,000 new infections in a single day. Brazil might soon trail only the United States in the … Read More

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Brazil passes Italy and Spain in confirmed coronavirus cases

05 May, 2020 10:46 am 10:46 am

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus rose on Saturday past those of Spain and Italy, which was once the epicenter of the pandemic, making Brazil’s outbreak the fourth largest in the world, according to official figures. Brazil’s Health Ministry registered 14,919 new confirmed cases in the prior 24 hours, taking the … Read More

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Brazil loses new health minister as Bolsonaro grabs reins in coronavirus cr...

05 May, 2020 9:09 am 9:09 am

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil lost its second health minister in a month on Friday after President Jair Bolsonaro demanded wider use of unproven anti-malarial drugs to fight the coronavirus outbreak, adding to turmoil in one of the pandemic’s worst global hotspots. Brazilians banged pots from windows and health experts reacted with outrage at the resignation … Read More

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Brazil Amazon deforestation climbs more than 100% in November over same mon...

12 December, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon jumped to the highest level for the month of November since record-keeping began in 2015, according to preliminary government data published on Friday. Destruction of the world’s largest tropical rainforest totalled 563 square km (217.38 square miles) in November, 103% more than in the same month last … Read More

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Messi goal gives Argentina 1-0 win over Brazil

11 November, 2019 8:36 am 8:36 am

RIYADH (Reuters) – Lionel Messi returned from international suspension to score the winner in Argentina’s 1-0 victory over Brazil in Saudi Arabia. The Barcelona striker, who missed four games after calling the South American Football Confederation “corrupt,” scored after 14 minutes to give Argentina a deserved victory in the so-called Superclasico. The result extended Brazil’s … Read More