Coronavirus infection rates have jumped dramatically in Rio de Janeiro's favelas. There is concern that the government there is drastically under-reporting COVID-19 cases – so the residents have taken it upon themselves to do the counting.
Cases are on the rise again across many European countries, including Germany, where the disease control agency logged nearly 2,300 new cases in the past 24 hours. DW wraps up the latest COVID-19 developments.
The number of people testing positive in Munich is up despite a lack of crowds due to a scaled-down Oktoberfest. Bavarian State Premier Markus Söder made some suggestions for a coronavirus-appropriate Christmas market.
President Jair Bolsonaro has claimed that Brazil is the victim of a campaign of lies about the Amazon. But, Thomas Milz writes, pictures of the fires there speak for themselves — as do Brazil's coronavirus statistics.
The coronavirus is forcing some Brazilian parents to work from home, mind their own kids and clean their own houses. That has threatened the livelihood of the mostly female labor force that had tended Brazil's homes.
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