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Brazil, Chile and Argentina fight Covid-19

Covid wave hits South America. Presidents announce response measures.

Where: Brazil, Chile, Argentina

The Facts

▪ Brazil’s Health Ministry registered 4,195 deaths on Tuesday, the highest in the country since the pandemic began.

▪ Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro ruled out a national lockdown.

▪ Chile hit a peak of 8,079 cases on April 2 as reported by Wikipedia.

▪ Chile President Sebastian Pinera said he had signed a deal to buy 1.8 million vials of the CanSino vaccine.

▪ Argentina on Wednesday announced a new record with 22,039 confirmed cases on April 7.

▪ President Alberto Fernandez placed restrictions on movement by blocking nonessential workers from using public transport.

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