Congress Decides for Parallel Disclosure of Covid-19 Numbers

The data will be released by the joint committee of deputies and senators created in April to monitor the government's actions following the public emergency decree.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Congress will determine the data on Covid-19 in the country independently of the federal government. Senate President Davi Alcolumbre endorsed the parallel counting at an early meeting of Chamber leaders.

The data will be released by the joint committee of deputies and senators created in April to monitor the government's actions following the public emergency decree.

The changes introduced by the Ministry of Health in the disclosure of the balance on the pandemic have reduced the quantity and quality of data. In reaction to the Bolsonaro government's decision to restrict access . . .

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