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The risks of loosening isolation in Brazil

We’re covering today the possibility of loosening isolation measures in Brazil. The bills creating “coronavirus taxes.” And what will happen to the Brazilian agribusiness sector.

Is Brazil loosening isolation too soon?

On Monday evening, as President Jair Bolsonaro got close to sacking Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta, the department launched a plan for relaxing social isolation measures in states and cities where the healthcare system is not overburdened, starting on April 13. The decision, however, is up to local administrations. A day later, Brazil had its worst day in terms of new Covid-19 infections (1,661) and deaths (114).

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