Brazil sees record COVID-19 deaths as Bolsonaro swears in fourth minister

By Lisandra Paraguassu and Pedro Fonseca BRASILIA/ RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) -Brazil suffered a record 3,251 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro prepared to address the nation after swearing in his fourth health minister since the country’s snowballing coronavirus pandemic began last year. The new record number of daily deaths underlines the scale of Brazil’s outbreak, which is spiraling out of control thanks to a lumpy vaccine rollout and a messy patchwork of public health restrictions that are pushing the country’s hospitals to breaking point. Bolsonaro is under mounting p…

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