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⚠️ UPDATE: Brazil has 5,717 confirmed Covid-19 cases; death toll rises to 201

. Mar 31, 2020
new cases hospitals Update: 1,128 confirmed Covid-19 infections, 18 deaths

The Covid-19 death toll in Brazil has risen by 42 in the last 24 hours, now reaching 201. The country also had its biggest daily increase in confirmed cases, with an extra 1,138 infections since the Health Ministry’s last update on Monday. This increase is more than double the previous one-day record, which stood at 502 cases.

 
Euan Marshall

Originally from Scotland, Euan Marshall is a journalist who ditched his kilt and bagpipes for a caipirinha and a football in 2011, when he traded Glasgow for São Paulo. Specializing in Brazilian soccer, politics and the connection between the two, he authored a comprehensive history of Brazilian soccer entitled “A to Zico: An Alphabet of Brazilian Football.”

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