About 100,000 Brazilians contracted the coronavirus and 2,507 died Wednesday as President Jair Bolsonaro struggled to control the epidemic.
Recent protests have erupted in several Brazilian cities with President Jair Bolsonaro addressing the country, just days after protesters marched through the streets in response to the coronavirus epidemic, which has so far killed nearly half a million people.
In recent days it has become increasingly frustrating for a right-wing wing leader, whose popularity has been on the rise between the ongoing deaths and COVID-19 cases every day.
On Wednesday alone, about 100,000 Brazilians were infected with the coronavirus and 2,507 died, according to government sources.
Earlier, the Supreme Court ruled that Bolsonaro’s Ministry of Environment should be investigated for interference in police investigations into illegal logging.
In a televised address on Wednesday, Bolsonaro summarized some of his government’s recent commitments and promised economic growth but did not provide new information.
Friday, Thousands participated in protests in at least 16 cities across the country, organized by left-wing parties, affiliated organizations and academic organizations.
Lack of vaccination
In Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city, thousands of masked people have closed one of the city’s largest streets, with a large balloon depicting Bolsonaro as a vampire.
Other protests, such as the one in Rio de Janeiro, also included images of former left-wing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who became Bolsonaro’s main opponent in the 2022 election, wearing a presidential belt.
Television programs on Wednesday night showed skylines across the country with loud noises and shouts against Bolsonaro.
Next year anti-Bolsonarism tends to be much bigger and more rejected than anti-Petism. O #ChipikuPDiv he showed it and gave a warning. O #wotchera of today in several cities in Brazil is another powerful symbol 👇🏼 pic.twitter.com/UxAn7cU9tl
– George Marques 🇧🇷 (@GeorgMarques) June 3, 2021
In the evening, Bolsonaro, who has criticized masks and vaccines in the past, said all Brazilians who want vaccinations should be able to get them by the end of the year.
But in the evening, the Ministry of Health revised the COVID-19 vaccine to be received in June by about four million.
On Tuesday, Bolsonaro’s government was slightly elevated after announcing that a The national economy grew by 1.2% from the fourth quarter, which was slightly higher than expected.
More than 16.6 million Brazilians have been diagnosed with the virus, and at least 465,000 people have died legally.
Approximately 46 million people, representing about 22% of the population, received less COVID-19 vaccine, while 22.3 million, or 10.6 percent of the population, received the full dose, according to World Our Data. published by Oxford University.