Brazil records 566 new coronavirus deaths over past 24 hours

Brazil registered 566 additional coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours and 16,158 new cases, the Health Ministry said on Sunday evening. The nation has now registered 120,828 deaths attributed … Read More

Coronavirus cases spike in Texas as U.S. military medics deploy in California

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Teams of military medics were deployed in Texas and California to help hospitals deluged by coronavirus patients, as Miami area authorities began stepping up enforcement Friday … Read More

Coronavirus: India surpasses 1M cases, Israel reimposes restrictions to tackle new surge

MITO, Japan — A return of stringent coronavirus restrictions in Israel, another daily record of reported cases in Japan’s capital and outbreaks in remote areas such as China’s Xinjiang region … Read More

It took 27 days for Brazil to go from 1 million coronavirus cases to 2 million

Brazil on Thursday passed the 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases mark, with little sign that the rate of increase is slowing as anger grows over President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of … Read More

Brazil becomes just second country to pass 1 million coronavirus cases

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 … Read More

Brazil president threatens to exit WHO as coronavirus death toll rises

President Jair Bolsonaro threatened on Friday to pull Brazil out of the World Health Organization after the UN agency warned governments about the risk of lifting lockdowns before slowing the … Read More

With more coronavirus cases than Spain or Italy, Brazil is world’s 4th biggest hotspot

Brazil’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus rose on Saturday past those of Spain and Italy, which was once the epicenter of the pandemic, making Brazil’s outbreak the fourth largest … Read More

Brazil eyes restart of soccer games, businesses as coronavirus cases top 66,000

Brazil’s government is working on a plan to gradually reopen economic activity that has been shuttered in efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, and hopes professional soccer matches … Read More

Bolsonaro denies Brazil healthcare system will collapse as coronavirus cases top 1,500

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has denied the country’s healthcare system will collapse next month, contradicting his own health minister as the number of deaths in the country jumped 39 per … Read More

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