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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

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. ALSO READ: Lockdown 4.0: Curbs eased to allow some movement, economic activity In the seventh of a 10-part series Business Standard looks at the wide-ranging fiscal, monetary and macroeconomic survival packages ...

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First Published: Tue, May 19 2020. 18:51 IST