Gravedigger takes Covid-19 more seriously than Brazil's President

Credit: WorldNews- Published on July 8, 2020
São Paulo, Brazil (CNN)Adenilson Costa has worked at the Vila Formosa graveyard for a quarter of a century and he says he has never seen the fresh graves fill up so fast. It's the largest cemetery in Latin America, but since coronavirus came to Brazil, it isn't big enough. Gravedigger Adenilson Costa says he is shocked and...
Advertisement

Video credit: Wibbitz Studio
Published on July 7, 2020 -  01:15
Brazil's President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Brazil's President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus Bolsonaro announced his test results himself via Brazilian television on Tuesday. Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian President, via CNN Bolsonaro is the third known world leader to have contracted the coronavirus. The list includes U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Honduran President Juan Hernández. Bolsonaro's announcement is remarkable as he has been outspokenly skeptical of coronavirus prevention in Brazil. He has often referred to the coronavirus as nothing more than a "little flu," making public appearances without a mask or social distancing. Bolsonaro wore a mask when making his positive test result announcement, saying, "You can't get very close [to me], OK? Recommendation for everyone." Bolsonaro is reported to have a fever of 100 degrees. He spent part of July 4th with U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, Todd Chapman. Brazil currently has the second highest rate of coronavirus infections, after the U.S. Some experts believe the official number of COVID cases in Brazil is vastly underreported.

You are here


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions


Brazil

Largest country in South America
For the first time, India added the highest number of fresh Covid-19 cases among all countries on Sunday. India’s count of 53,641 cases on the day was higher..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 hours ago

India’s Home Minister Amit Shah, a close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has tested positive for coronavirus as the number of cases in the South Asian..
16 hours ago • WorldNews
The total number of COVID-19 cases worldwide stands at nearly 18 million, with the highest case totals outside the U.S. in Brazil, India and Russia. Elizabeth..
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 day ago


Latin America

Region of the Americas where Romance languages are primarily spoken
While the COVID-19 pandemic rages, more than 100 low- and middle-income countries will still have to pay a combined US$130 billion in debt service this year –..
21 hours ago • WorldNews
A Joe Biden presidency would likely see a foreign policy about-face for the US with many of President Donald Trump’s most significant and boldest actions..
2 days ago • WorldNews

Related videos from verified sources

Covid update: 4.2 lakh tests/day; MP CM tests positive; Uddhav’s warning 04:45
Credit: HT Digital Content - Published 1 week ago 


How Bolsonaro downplayed Covid-19 before, and after, he contracted the virus 01:59
Credit: The Guardian Studio - Published on July 9, 2020 


Covid-19: Karnataka, Telangana emerging as fresh hot spots 05:23
Credit: HT Digital Content - Published on July 8, 2020 


You might like