Brazil

Brazil's first case of COVID-19 was report on 25 February 2020. Throughout March, the federal government closed the country's borders, and state state governments imposed varying levels of physical distancing measures and stay-at-home directions, causing disagreement between state governors and the president who favours continuing economic activity. By 3 May, Brazil had over 100,000 cases, double the number of cases ten days earlier, and more than 7,000 reported deaths.

Key statistics

  • Confirmed cases

    178,214

  • Cases per 100,000 people

    84.33

  • Deaths

    12,461

  • Recovered cases

    72,597

  • Days since first case

    77

  • Days since 100 cases

    61

  • Days since highest daily increase

    7

These statistics were last updated for 15 May 2020 and are drawn from the Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Cases dataset, published by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University, via API by Laeyoung.

Government of Brazil COVID-10 policies

Last updated 4 May 2020

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