Brazil is the first country in the southern hemisphere with more than 1,000 deaths from the Corona virus.

Corona Virus: Over 1,000 deaths recorded in Brazil

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Brazil is the first country in the southern hemisphere with more than 1,000 deaths from the Corona virus.

Brazil is the first country in the southern hemisphere with more than 1,000 deaths from the Corona virus.

The Ministry of Health confirmed 1,056 deaths and 19,638 cases. The number is likely to be much higher because only hospital patients are monitored.

Most states have taken quarantine measures, but President Jair Bolsonaro has challenged the restrictions, saying they are unnecessarily harmful to the economy.

Officials say the outbreak is not expected within a few weeks.

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Concerns are growing that the virus may spin out of control, especially in slums such as slums, and densely populated areas where social distance is difficult to reach and lacks basic sanitation conditions, according to a BBC reporter in San Francisco. Paulo

There are also concerns that indigenous communities in Brazil may be destroyed. Experts say they are more at risk because they have less natural protection from external diseases.

Earlier this week, a teenager died in a hospital in northern Roraima state, becoming the first officially confirmed death for a citizen.

Meanwhile, on Friday, President Bolsonaro took to the streets of the Brazilian capital, attracting crowds and welcoming followers. In his last act, ignoring his government’s recommendations regarding social distance, he stood before the supporters and shook hands.

But some residents threw pots and pans in anger, while others shouted, “Go home! Then the hands of an old woman shook hands.

President Bolsonaro often confronted state governors and health officials about the coronavirus, describing their response to the “hysteria” of “small flu”. He also claims that their restrictions on movement and commercial activity create an unnecessary attraction for the economy.

The president’s actions have caused political spending in recent weeks, and his popularity has plummeted in opinion polls. Evening protests also took place in major cities of Brazil, and residents complained about dishes and utensils and shouted: “Come out, Bolsonaro!”

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