RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Health announced on Friday, January 31st, that the number of suspected coronavirus cases in Brazil has risen to 12. Over the past 48 hours, there was an increase of six new cases under investigation, while three other suspected cases were entirely ruled out.
The suspected cases are spread over five states: Ceará (one), Paraná (one), Rio Grande do Sul (two), Santa Catarina (one) and São Paulo (seven). The suspected cases in Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais, which were listed in the last report, have been ruled out by health authorities. The . . .