"It is a war. We need scientific support to win it," Rui Costa, the Workers’ party governor of Bahia said.Full Story
Meanwhile, President Bolsonaro continues to contradict the epidemiologists' recommendations.Full Story
Jair Bolsonaro is not in a position to govern the country and face such a pandemic, the opposition said.
"Some are going to die, they will die. Sorry, it's life. You can't stop a car factory just because you have traffic deaths,” Jair Bolsonaro said.
Bolsonaro has been criticized for not taking the coronavirus outbreak seriously and ignored doctors' advice to self-isolate even after officials close to him tested positive.
The far-right president hints that a regime more authoritarian than Chile's Augusto Pinochet dictatorship could be the "price to pay" due to the "chaos" that the "small flu" triggers.
Respiratory diseases have been the leading cause of death among indigenous populations.
Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus could wipe out any of Brazil's indigenous isolated tribes.
For five consecutive nights, Brazil has displayed its anger at right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazilian health authorities confirmed on Sunday that deaths increased from 18 to 25.
Brazil is the country most affected by the Covid-19, reporting at least 18 deaths and 1,128 infections since Saturday.