Two Brazilian governors test positive for coronavirus

Two Brazilian governors test positive for coronavirus

Two Brazilian state governors have tested positive for COVID-19, in the tourist hotspot of Rio de Janeiro and the Amazon rainforest state of Pará, becoming the latest  leaders to get the disease as it spreads across the country.

Both governors called for people of their states to obey home shelter guidelines to avoid spreading the virus.

Brazil had a record 204 deaths yesterday from COVID-19, the highest death toll for a single day since the outbreak began. More than 1,500 people have died of COVID-19 in Brazil, with over 25,000 confirmed cases. (Input from Reuters)