BS Covid-19 tracker: How Brazil aims to tackle the coronavirus slump
The BS Covid-19 tracker charts the spread of the pandemic in India, its neighbourhood, and the rest of the world
Brazil | Coronavirus | lockdown should be expected in order to prevent a second
Last Updated at May 19, 2020 20:13 IST
Despite all containment zones being in urban clusters, the return of migrants is posing a new challenge in controlling the coronavirus pandemic in the countryside. With one in four tested migrants in Bihar turning out to be Covid-19-positive, the fight against the pandemic will slowly shift to India’s rural areas, even as economic activity resumes across the country.
In the seventh of a 10-part series Business Standard looks at the wide-ranging fiscal, monetary and macroeconomic survival packages that Brazil has announced for its corporate entities and citizens.
Find these and much more on the march of the pandemic in India, its neighbourhood and the world in the following graphical representations:
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First Published: Tue, May 19 2020. 18:51 IST