After Record Covid-19 Deaths, Brazil Changes Data Disclosure and Reduces Information

Reports with figures on the disease are now released late at night and exclude the total number of deaths. The website containing the updated information was also taken down on Friday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After breaking records in deaths by Covid-19 in Brazil, the government of Jair Bolsonaro on Friday, June 5th, changed the way data on the disease are disclosed daily. The data failed to include the total number of deaths and infections, as has been the case since the outbreak of the disease in the country - only the daily records were released. The website where data is typically compiled has also been taken down.

For the third consecutive day, the balance was released much later than usual, at around 10 PM, after the end of 'Jornal Nacional . . .

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