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Pedro Fonseca

Brazil's Bolsonaro says lungs 'clean' after coronavirus test

07 Jul 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he had undergone another test for the novel coronavirus and his lungs were "clean," after local media reported he had symptoms associated with the COVID-19 respiratory disease.

Rio de Janeiro beaches open for exercise not sunbathing, experts still worried

03 Jul 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO In Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, residents could once again run along the beaches and drink a chilled coconut water at the kiosks that line the sand, as Brazil's second city tried to return to some normality despite a heavy coronavirus death toll.

Rio de Janeiro beaches open for exercise not sunbathing, experts still worried

03 Jul 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 2 In Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, residents could once again run along the beaches and drink a chilled coconut water at the kiosks that line the sand, as Brazil's second city tried to return to some normality despite a heavy coronavirus death toll.

Brazil coronavirus death toll passes 60,000 as pandemic worsens in South, Midwest

02 Jul 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil surpassed 60,000 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health said, citing a recent wave of contamination in Southern and Midwestern areas of the country.

Pet shop speakeasy busted in Brazilian city

01 Jul 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO The shutters were down, but the pub chatter in the midst of a coronavirus quarantine gave the game away: a crowded Brazilian bar under the cover of a pet shop with no pets.

Coronavirus, spreading in Brazil's interior, threatens to 'boomerang' back to major cities

27 Jun 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO The novel coronavirus, now spreading through the smaller towns of Brazil's interior, risks returning to major cities in a so-called "boomerang effect," as a lack of specialized medical treatment forces patients into larger urban centers.

Brazil passes 1 million coronavirus cases with no end in sight

20 Jun 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO 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.

Brazil to exceed 1 million COVID-19 cases as virus rages

20 Jun 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 19 Brazil was on track to surpass 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, second only to the United States, with total deaths fast approaching 50,000 as the country struggles with a tense political climate and worsening economic outlook.

Brazil sees record daily coronavirus cases; official says outbreak under control

17 Jun 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil reported a record 34,918 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the same day that one of the senior officials leading the country's widely criticized response to the crisis said the outbreak was under control.

Governor shuts streets in Brasilia to stop protesters reaching Congress, Supreme Court

15 Jun 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO The governor of the federal district in which Brazil's capital Brasilia is located closed the area around the presidential palace, ministries, Supreme Court and Congress on Sunday to keep right-wing supporters of President Jair Bolsonaro from gathering there. | Video

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