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  • Now the number of people who have died of covered 19 in last in America and the Caribbean has surpassed 100,000 raising further concerns about the spread of the Corona virus in the region.

  • More than half of the deaths have bean in Brazil, where President Bordonaro has repeatedly downplayed the severity off the disease, a judge has now ordered him to wear protective mosque went out in public or face of $400 daily.

  • Fine out South America correspondent Katie Watson has this update we've seen in the last few months since the crisis started here in Brazil.

  • Hit tribals.

  • No, consistently flouting global guidelines, social distancing, taking selfies with supporters in demonstrations in Brasilia, in the capital.

  • Eso he's made very clear his attitude towards a lot of these.

  • A lot of these measures.

  • In fact, you see, we've seen to health ministers go because they didn't agree with his strategy when it comes to handling the pandemic.

  • But we've seen now this federal judge saying that it needs to wear a mask or face a $400 fine.

  • So I guess we'll need to see exactly how he intends.

  • Teoh follow those guidelines certainly, Casey, the situation in the country is grim, as are the numbers just bring us up to date with what the latest is there.

  • So overnight, there were nearly 40,000 new cases.

  • We're talking one million, 145,000 cases in all.

  • And there was there were another 1374 deaths.

  • And that means that there's more than 52,000 deaths in total.

  • In the country, there's figures continue to rise.

  • Yesterday we saw in Sao Paulo a record number of deaths, and Sao Paulo is the biggest state, most popular state.

  • So these numbers are not easing.

  • And that's the concern, of course, is that you know, we don't know exactly where Brazil is.

  • All them occurred.

  • Katie Watson reporting there from Sao Paulo.

Now the number of people who have died of covered 19 in last in America and the Caribbean has surpassed 100,000 raising further concerns about the spread of the Corona virus in the region.

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