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Brazil records deadliest day with 881 confirmed COVID-19 deaths

WorldNews Wednesday, 13 May 2020 ()
Brazil records deadliest day with 881 confirmed COVID-19 deathsRio de Janeiro/Brasilia: Brazil’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus passed Germany on Tuesday, as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fought states over his wish to reopen gyms and beauty parlors even as his country becomes a new global hotspot for the pandemic. Brazil has confirmed 177,589 cases since its outbreak began in late February, passing Germany’s 170,508 confirmed cases and drawing nearly even with France’s tally of 178,225 confirmed and probable cases. Europe is beginning to lift lockdowns as the death toll in the region eases, but the outbreak is...
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Grief grips Brazil as deaths from COVID-19 spike sharply but Bolsonaro insists the country must get back to work.

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