Coronavirus live news: Third of world population under lockdown as global deaths pass 21,000

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Brazil’s governors are defying President Jair Bolsonaro over his call to reopen schools and businesses, dismissing his argument that the cure of widespread shutdowns to contain the spread of the coronavirus is worse than the disease, AP reports.

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