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The number of diagnoses in Brazil increased to more than 360,000 U.S. foreigners are prohibited from entering Brazil

A woman takes photos of her daughters by a mural referencing the COVID-19 pandemic, painted in honor of health workers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, May 21, 2020. The mural is by graffiti artist Angelo Campos, 39, who has lost two relatives to the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

New coronaviruses continue to ravage Brazil, and more than 15,800 people have been diagnosed in the past day. The cumulative number of cases has increased to 363,000, with more than 22,000 deaths. Brazil is the second most diagnosed country in the world. The United States announced the immigration restrictions imposed on Brazil.

The White House of the United States announced that all non-Americans who have been to Brazil within 14 days will be banned from entering the country. The ban will be implemented late at night on the 28th of this month.

A White House spokesman said the new restrictions will help ensure that foreigners will not introduce more viruses into the United States, but this measure does not apply to trade between the two countries.

A spokesman for Brazilian President Bolsonaro said that the ban had no obvious impact on Brazil. Bolsonaro still ignored the epidemic and held many large gatherings. The footage of his meeting with supporters was broadcast live on social networking sites on Sunday. He did not wear a mask throughout the journey, and many people in the crowd did not wear a mask. Bolsonaro shook hands with the public several times for close contact, but did not cooperate with experts to make suggestions to maintain a safe social distance.

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