#JairBolsonaro

11 April.Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro had tested positive for the coronavirus. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The number of people aged 39 or younger in intensive care units with rose sharply by 52.2% in March
  • Patients over 80, who fell from 13.6% to 7.8% of the total in Brazil's ICUs in March, are now largely vaccinated in Brazil
  • The disease has claimed a total of 351,000 lives in the country of 212 million people

1 April.Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has faced a lot of criticism. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Brazil had already signed a deal with J&J two weeks ago for 38 million doses of the vaccine
  • The South American country is struggling to secure enough vaccine doses
  • Just 8% of the population of Brazil has received a first dose and 2.3% a second

27 March.Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
A health worker applies a dose of the Sinovac vaccine from the door of her vehicle, in the Kalunga Vao de Almas community, a rural area on the outskirts of Cavalcante, Goias state, Brazil. (AP/PTI File Photo)

  • A total of 307,000 people have died in Brazil from the COVID-19 disease
  • Brazil first recorded over 3,000 deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday
  • Jair Bolsonaro has announced that he was launching a crisis committee to deal with the pandemic

26 March.Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
It is the biggest genocide in the history of our country," Lula told German weekly Der Spiegel. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva asked Jair Bolsonaro to apologise to the families of COVID victims
  • Brazil has witnessed a record surge in virus cases in the country due to the local variant 
  • "There’s an urgent need to save this country from COVID-19," Lula said

26 March.Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro had tested positive for the coronavirus in July 2020. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • More than 300,000 people have already to succumbed to COVID-19 in Brazil
  • Brazil's average of new daily infections over the past seven days is 77,050
  • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was criticised for his outlook towards the pandemic

25 March.Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil is the second worst impacted country in terms of COVID-19 related deaths. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/ AP / PTI)

  • A total of 300,685 people in Brazil have now died of COVID-19
  • Brazil currently has the highest daily death toll in the pandemic by far
  • Brazil has administered at least one dose of vaccine to around 6% of its population

24 March.Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Brazil has registered around 12.1 million cases until now and ranks second after the United States. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • The Brazil Health Ministry recorded 3,251 deaths in the past 24 hours 
  • The overall death toll has reached nearly 299,000
  • Six states including Mato Grosso and Amapa have worrying levels of medical oxygen supplies

22 March.Brazil
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for COVID-19 in July 2020. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • COVID-19 has claimed 294,000 lives in Brazil
  • Jair Bolsonaro has defied expert advice on social distancing and face masks
  • Goal of the policy switch was to get at least one dose to the maximum people