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World Coronavirus: Brazil exceeds the 15,000 dead mark

10:55  17 may  2020
10:55  17 may  2020 Source:   lepoint.fr

Last day of confinement in France, 10,000 dead in Brazil… update on the coronavirus

 Last day of confinement in France, 10,000 dead in Brazil… update on the coronavirus Here are the developments concerning the epidemic of the new coronavirus in the world and in France. © REUTERS / Pilar Olivares The situation in France Encouraging sign on the eve of the start of the deconfinement of their population, France and Spain recorded a sharp slowdown on Saturday in the spread of the coronavirus, which has in total contaminated more than four million people on the planet, of which more than 277,000 have died.

CHICAGO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Global coronavirus deaths passed 300, 000 on Thursday as infections approached 4.5 million, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States responsible Brazil claims the sixth highest death toll with a much lower 13,149 fatalities, but its casualty rate is climbing quickly.

Global coronavirus deaths passed 300, 000 on Thursday as infections approached 4.5 million, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States responsible for more than a quarter Brazil claims the sixth highest death toll with a much lower 13,149 fatalities, but its casualty rate is climbing quickly.

Brésil, coronavirus © Provided by Le Point Brazil, coronavirus

This is a symbolic threshold, which could be largely underestimated. The Brazil passed the 15,000 dead mark of the new coronavirus on Saturday. According to official statistics, 230,000 cases of contamination have also been identified. The largest country in Latin America is thus the fourth most affected country in the world in terms of infected people.

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The number of contaminations could however be up to 15 times higher, because the tests have not been generalized, observe experts. Brazil has registered 816 deaths and 14,919 new cases in the past 24 hours.

Covid-19: record daily record in Brazil, declining popularity of Jair Bolsonaro

 Covid-19: record daily record in Brazil, declining popularity of Jair Bolsonaro © Rahel Patrasso, Reuters A patient taken to hospital in Santo Andre, in the State of Sao Paulo, in Brazil, on May 7, 2020 With 881 new deaths linked to the coronavirus in 24 hours, Brazil recorded on Tuesday its heaviest death toll since the start of the health crisis. Its president, Jair Bolsonaro, suffers from a sharp fall in popularity, according to a poll, while he opposes the quarantine of the populations.

Brazil exceeds 10, 000 coronavirus deaths with 730 new records in the last 24 hours. Brazil surpassed the 10, 000 dead mark by covid-19 , according to data

CHICAGO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Global coronavirus deaths passed 300, 000 on Thursday as infections approached 4.5 million, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States responsible Brazil claims the sixth highest death toll with a much lower 13,149 fatalities, but its casualty rate is climbing quickly.

Jair Bolsonaro criticizes containment

Despite the progress of the pandemic, President Jair Bolsonaro attacked the containment measures taken by governors of certain states of the country. "Unemployment, hunger and misery will be the future of those who support the tyranny of total isolation," the far-right leader tweeted a day after his second health minister left due to disputes. related to the management of the coronavirus crisis.

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Jair Bolsonaro advocates a “return to normal” with economic arguments, and promotes the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of the disease. He also re-tweeted a four-minute video on Saturday titled "How to Achieve the Dream of Immunity". In these images, an unidentified man who presents himself as a doctor assures that "what determines whether a person will live or die in the face of contamination by the virus is his immunity".

Trump imposes travel restrictions on Brazil .
President Trump on Sunday announced his administration is limiting travel from Brazil as the Latin American country sees a surge in coronavirus cases."Today, the President has taken decisive action to protect our country by suspending the entry of aliens who have been in Brazil during the 14-day period before seeking admittance to the United States," White House spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany said in a statement."As of May 23, 2020, Brazil had 310,087 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which is the third highest number of confirmed cases in the world.

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