Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaru criticized the governors of key states of the country, including Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, who ordered residents to stay home and impose quarantine.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaru accused his political opponents and the press of allegedly deliberately deceiving citizens about the dangers of coronavirus, writes The Guardian.
Bolsonaru called media reports about coronavirus “hysteria,” and the disease itself – “a little flu.”
In addition, the Brazilian president criticized the governors of key states of the country, including Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, who ordered residents to stay home and impose quarantine.
According to Bolsonaru, people “were deceived by the governors and a large part of the media.”
An outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11 World Health Organization announced the distribution coronavirus pandemic. According to the American Johns Hopkins University on March 23, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 340 thousand, 14 765 people died.
In Brazil, 1,629 cases of coronavirus infection were recorded, 25 people died.