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Brazil dilutes mask law amid rise in coronavirus cases

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Amid rising number of coronavirus cases in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro has watered down a law requiring the wearing of face masks in public places. However, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country surpassed 1.5 million. But Bolsonaro on Friday used his veto power to dilute a law aimed at preventing the spread of the virus. The law mandates masks in public spaces, but not in Church.