Brazil passes Italy and Spain in confirmed coronavirus cases
Sunday, 17 May 2020 Brazil's confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus rose on Saturday past those of Spain and Italy, which was once the epicenter of the pandemic, making Brazil's outbreak the fourth largest in the world, according to official figures.
Business Line looks at why ending lockdown in the UK may not save some businesses; a Dubai-based initiative to help innovators get their COVID-fighting technologies to market; and, how an unexpected eco-staycation trend in Italy could provide a welcome boost to local business.View on euronews
Credit: euronews (in English) Duration: 08:00Published
Britain will end coronavirus quarantines for people arriving in England from more than 50 countries, including Germany, France, Spain and Italy - but not the United States - the British government said on Friday. Francis Maguire reports.
Brazil's government announced on Thursday it planned to ban setting fires in the Amazon for 120 days, in a meeting with global investors to address their rising concerns over destruction of the rainforest. Ciara Lee reports
Brazil's novel coronavirus COVID-19 cases are surging by the tens of thousands each day. What's more, CNN reports the country is contending with a parallel outbreak -- a flurry of corruption investigations. The two issues collide because the investigations involve the alleged misuse of public money rapidly shelled out for COVID-19 emergency procurement. The nearly 1,500 investigations have reached all levels of government, including three state governors.