Brazil real-time news

Coronavirus: Brazil's Bolsonaro waters down law requiring face masks (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 03/07/2020 23:29:40

Brazil's president vetoes articles making masks obligatory in shops, churches and schools.

Brazil set to pass 1.5 million coronavirus cases, but cities reopen anyway (source — www.independent.ie) 03/07/2020 23:29:10

Brazil was set to pass 1.5 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, as the virus continues to ravage Latin America's largest country even as cities reopen bars, restaurants and gyms sparking fea...

Coronavirus: US reports world's biggest daily increase in cases with 55,000 (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/07/2020 20:03:16

Dr Fauci describes ‘very disturbing week’ as tally tops Brazil’s single-day record and infections rise in most statesThe US reported a daily global record of more than 55,000 new coronavirus cases on ...

Latin America overtakes Europe to record the second-highest coronavirus case total (source — ) 03/07/2020 17:35:52

Latin America and the Caribbean recorded 2.7million cases of coronavirus Friday, more than Europe's 2.69million cases, driven largely by a rampant outbreak in Brazil (pictured).

Coronavirus live news: Belgrade declares state of emergency; South Africa cases surge after lockdown lifted (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/07/2020 15:55:09

Nigeria lifts lockdown in Kano; Philippines reports largest single-day increase in cases; cases worldwide close to 11mGlobal report: horror week for US as coronavirus records tumble4 July celebrations...

Coronavirus live news: Brazil nears 1.5 million infections; South Africa cases surge month after restrictions lifted (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/07/2020 14:49:17

Nigeria lifts lockdown in Kano; Philippines reports largest single-day increase in cases; Florida confirms 10,000 new cases in one day; cases worldwide close to 11mGlobal report: horror week for US as...

Coronavirus live news: Brazil nears 1.5 million infections; Nigeria lifts lockdown in Kano (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/07/2020 13:04:34

Philippines reports largest single-day increase in cases; Florida confirms 10,000 new cases in one day; cases worldwide close to 11mGlobal report: horror week for US as coronavirus records tumble4 Jul...

Mercedes boss spreads doubt over Brazil and US Grands Prix due to coronavirus pandemic (source — www.independent.co.uk) 03/07/2020 11:31:00

Toto Wolff says 'you cannot possibly imagine' that Formula One will head to the Americas while the coronavirus pandemic remains at a record daily high of confirmed new cases

Brazil, one of the worst hit countries, has yet to hit its peak (source — rss.cnn.com) 03/07/2020 09:13:43

Despite having nearly 1.5 million Covid-19 cases, experts say Brazil has yet to see the worst of the pandemic. However, Brazil's second-largest city Rio de Janeiro has started to allow bars, restauran...

Indigenous leaders angry about coronavirus risk from Brazilian military visit (source — www.smh.com.au) 03/07/2020 08:44:42

Prosecutors are investigating the visit for ignoring the wishes of Yanomami communities to remain isolated from society and ignoring social distancing rules.

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death