A volunteer helps to hang white handkerchiefs during a tribute to the thousands of victims of Covid-19 in Brazil in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A volunteer helps to hang white handkerchiefs during a tribute to the thousands of victims of Covid-19 in Brazil in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Brazil tops 600,000 coronavirus deaths amid doubts about Delta

  • An anticipated wave of destruction from the variant has not materialised, but experts fear it may be too soon to relax
  • Despite the country having the second-highest death toll in the world, its beaches are packed and the bars are open

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A volunteer helps to hang white handkerchiefs during a tribute to the thousands of victims of Covid-19 in Brazil in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A volunteer helps to hang white handkerchiefs during a tribute to the thousands of victims of Covid-19 in Brazil in Rio de Janeiro on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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