An activist holds a Brazilian flag painted with crosses symbolising people who died from Covid-19 in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: ReutersAn activist holds a Brazilian flag painted with crosses symbolising people who died from Covid-19 in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
An activist holds a Brazilian flag painted with crosses symbolising people who died from Covid-19 in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Brazil coronavirus cases reach 2 million, doubling in less than a month

  • President Jair Bolsonaro, himself a patient, has seen popularity plunge over handling of pandemic
  • Recent figures show nearly 40,000 new infections a day, as death toll passes 76,000

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An activist holds a Brazilian flag painted with crosses symbolising people who died from Covid-19 in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: ReutersAn activist holds a Brazilian flag painted with crosses symbolising people who died from Covid-19 in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
An activist holds a Brazilian flag painted with crosses symbolising people who died from Covid-19 in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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