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2020-07-20T22:13:35+00:00

Brazil: Two cabinet members tested positive for Covid-19

Brazil: Two cabinet members tested positive for Covid-19
Milton Ribeiro Credit: Isac Nóbrega/PR

Milton Ribeiro, Minister of Education, and Onyx Lorenzoni,  Minister of Citizenship, announced Monday they tested positive for Covid-19. They follow in the footsteps of President Jair Bolsonaro, who tested positive on July 7 after months of downplaying the virus.

The Brazilian Ministry of Health announced that in the last 24 hours, it accounted for 20,257 new confirmed cases and 632 deaths, bringing the totals to 2,118,646 cases and a death toll of 80,120 since the beginning of the outbreak.

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