Brazil Records Almost 20,000 New Coronavirus Infections in 24 hours

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Coronavirus: Brazil records over 1000 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

After almost two months of quarantine, the United States is in the process of gradually reopening its economy after recording the highest number of cases worldwide.

The investigation, which could put Bolsonaro on trial or even impeached, comes as his popularity dips because of his handling of the coronavirus outbreak that has claimed more than 20,000 lives in Brazil and is now the third most affected country with more than 310,000 cases.

Governments are still struggling to balance measures to halt the virus - and to head off a feared possible second wave of infections - with moves to reopen their battered economies.

There have been warnings about the impact of the pandemic on the least privileged communities, and World Bank chief David Malpass said that up to 60 million people could be "pushed into extreme poverty".

The country registered more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, its highest yet, bringing its total death toll to 17,971.

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Bolsonaro unveiled the new implementations of the drug, a predecessor of an anti-malaria drug promoted by United States President Donald Trump despite.

Earlier this week Mayor Bruno Covas warned the health system could collapse in two weeks, and accused those who flouted lockdown rules of playing "Russian roulette" with people's lives.

In Washington, Trump - with an eye on his re-election prospects in November - made it clear he hopes more USA state governors will move towards a loosening of anti-virus restrictions.

According to him, "We are considering placing a ban, we hope that we're not going to have a problem".

The authorities can not make people turn around and they have allowed some traffic to get through, our correspondent adds. "They're so important in terms of the psyche of our country".

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In Sao Paulo, the worst hit city, aerial video showed rows of open plots at the Formosa Cemetery as it rushed to keep up with demand.

"We've been working 12-hour days, burying them one after the other".

Brazil has emerged as the latest flashpoint in the coronavirus pandemic, and infections are only expected to peak in June.

The death toll worldwide has now surpassed 330,000, according to an AFP tally based on official sources.

More than 5.1 million infections have been recorded globally. "It has no scientific evidence", Vecina Neto said, "It's unbelievable that in the 21st century, we are living off magical thinking".

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