Bolsonaro Says Possibility of Covid Second Wave Is Only ‘Small Talk’

Later, Bolsonaro again said that concern with the novel coronavirus should not affect the country's economic performance.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro downplayed the possibility of a second Covid-19 wave in Brazil. "And now there is this small talk of a second wave," he said on Friday morning, November 13th, while leaving the Alvorada Palace.

Later, Bolsonaro again said that concern with the novel coronavirus should not affect the economic performance.

"We must cope with it if we have a second wave, because if we crash the economy for good, we will be a country of wretched people," he added.

Brazil has so far recorded a total of 164,332 deaths as a result . . .

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