Posts Tagged Brazil

Brazil’s Bolsonaro seen without face mask as first lady tests positive for COVID-19

UNTV News   •   July 31, 2020

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was seen removing his face mask at a public event after his wife tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday (July 30), and the spread of the...

Brazil researchers use air, sewage to track coronavirus spread through community

UNTV News   •   July 28, 2020

Researchers with the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) are tracking the spread of the novel coronavirus through one city neighbourhood by monitoring the community’s air and sewage for...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tests positive for the novel coronavirus again

UNTV News   •   July 23, 2020

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has had another positive result for the novel coronavirus in the third test he has taken since falling ill on July 7, a secretariat of the...

Brazil tops 2 million coronavirus cases as outbreak worsens

UNTV News   •   July 17, 2020

Brazil topped more than 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Thursday (July 16), hitting that grim milestone at an alarming pace as anger grows over President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of...

Bolsonaro vetos law on obligatory face masks in Brazil

UNTV News   •   July 10, 2020

Digital: PART MUST COURTESY BRAZIL PRESIDENCY. President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday (July 3) vetoed parts of a law that would have made wearing a face mask obligatory in enclosed spaces...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro confirms postive coronavirus diagnosis

UNTV News   •   July 8, 2020

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday (July 7) he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, adding in a television interview that he was in good health despite running a...

Brazil reports over 30,000 new COVID-19 cases as total rises over 1.34 million

UNTV News   •   June 29, 2020

Brazil on Sunday reported 30,476 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the national count to 1,344,143, as the coronavirus epidemic continues to rage across the country. In the last 24 hours,...

Brazil sees new coronavirus hotspots as cases soar

UNTV News   •   June 23, 2020

Sao Paulo state officials said Monday (June 22) the growth in cases of coronavirus over the past week was greater in the smaller towns and cities in the interior of...

Brazil records nearly 50,000 coronavirus deaths as crisis deepens

UNTV News   •   June 22, 2020

Nearly 50,000 people have died from the coronavirus in Brazil, the world No. 2 hotspot, with 1,022 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Saturday (June...

Rio eases lockdown despite Brazil cases topping 530,000

UNTV News   •   June 3, 2020

Shops reopened and residents returned to the streets of Rio de Janeiro this week, after local authorities announced a gradual return to economic activity. But for many it is not...


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