Brazil Draws Scrutiny for Changes to Coronavirus Data Reporting

Truman Slate

SÃO PAULO—The Brazilian authorities is revamping how it calculates and releases details on coronavirus bacterial infections and deaths, sparking criticism that President Jair Bolsonaro is making an attempt to hide the genuine extent of a pandemic that has killed a lot more than 35,000 persons.

In current days, the administration of Mr. Bolsonaro, who commonly performs down the severity of the illness caused by the new coronavirus, stopped publishing a tally of whole deaths and bacterial infections, reporting only the day’s toll for situations and deaths. The administration…

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