United Kingdom  

Brazil passes Italy and Spain in confirmed coronavirus cases

Reuters Sunday, 17 May 2020 ()
Brazil's confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus rose on Saturday past those of Spain and Italy, which was once the epicenter of the pandemic, making Brazil's outbreak the fourth largest in the world, according to official figures.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video credit: Reuters Studio - Published
News video: Brazil hospitals buckle under coronavirus

Brazil hospitals buckle under coronavirus 02:19

Brazil has announced a total of 254,220 confirmed cases, overtaking Britain to become the country with the third-highest number of coronavirus infections and doctors are now airlifting patients out of the furthest reaches of the Amazon. Libby Hogan reports.

You Might Like


Related videos from verified sources

Around the World in 90 Seconds: May 28, 2020 [Video]

Around the World in 90 Seconds: May 28, 2020

Nissan closures in Spain spark fiery protests, South Korea reports spike in coronaviurs cases, El Salvador's president takes hydroxychloroquine, the U.N. warns of Latin American hunger crisis, and the..

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 01:46Published
Why has Brazil been so badly hit by coronavirus? [Video]

Why has Brazil been so badly hit by coronavirus?

The spread of coronavirus has been catastrophic in Brazil, with the country now ranking second for infections behind only the US. The infection rate has been growing rapidly in Latin America and on..

Credit: The Guardian Studio     Duration: 04:14Published

Related news from verified sources

Coronavirus: Brazil overtakes Spain and Italy as new cases grow

The Latin American nation now has more than 230,000 infections - the world's fourth highest number.
BBC News

Cases of children with rare inflammatory syndrome spike in Italy and France

Doctors in northern Italy, one of the areas hardest hit by the new coronavirus, and in France have reported spikes in cases of a rare inflammatory syndrome in...
Reuters


Tweets about this