Brazil's President Bolsonaro Says Lockdowns Wont Help As Country Reported Its First Death

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Brazil's President Bolsonaro Says Lockdowns Wont Help As Country Reported Its First Death

A 62-year-old Man With Diabetes And Hypertension Who Tested Positive For The Virus, Died On Monday In A Sao Paulo Hospital, Officials Said.

Brazil Has So Far Reported 346 Cases And President President Bolsonaro Underwent His Second Coronavirus Test.

"When You Ban Football And Other Things, You Fall Into Hysteria. Banning This And That Isn't Going To Contain The Spread," Bolsonaro Said.

"We Should Take Steps, The Virus Could Turn Into A Fairly Serious Issue. But The Economy Has To Function Because We Can't Have A Wave Of Unemployment," He Added.

Rodrigo Maia, Speaker Of The Lower House Criticized The Government For Not Taking Enough Measures Including Closing Down Brazil’s Borders, Banning International Flights.

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