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Bolsonaro greets anti-lockdown protesters as coronavirus cases rise in Brazil

The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, greeted coronavirus lockdown protesters after his country's total number of Covid-19 cases surpassed 230,000. Bolsonaro, a rightwing populist leader, has been critical of physical distancing and lockdown measures implemented by Brazil's state governments. 'Unemployment, hunger and misery will be the future of those who support the tyranny of total isolation,' Bolsonaro tweeted Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► Covid-19 cases in Brazil surpass Italy amid surge in Latin America ► Coronavirus – latest updates ► See all our coronavirus coverage ► Support the Guardian ► Today in Focus podcast ► The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian Sport ► Guardian Culture ►
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