Brazil’s President Jair Bolsanaro has told citizens to “stop whining” about the pandemic — despite the nation recording two straight days of record deaths from COVID-19.
- Brazil has registered nearly 10.9 million COVID-19 cases
- A new, more contagious coronavirus variant has emerged from the Amazon region
- Surging infections have triggered local restrictions in Brasilia and Sao Paulo
The President has also spoken about the urgency to lift restrictions.
Almost 1,800 people died on Friday, taking Brazil’s total death toll over 262,000 — the second highest in the world after the US.
The South American nation has registered nearly 10.9 million COVID-19 cases.
The inter-ministerial task force, which includes the Health Ministry and the…