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Bolsonaro wants to investigate if Brazilian state governors “exaggerate” Covid-19 deaths

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday, June 8, that he has decided to investigate whether some governors "exaggerated" the number of deaths caused by coronavirus in the country to obtain more resources from the federal government.

The president had already stated on Monday that, according to a report by the Federal Audit Court (TCU), which audits public spending, the number of deaths from Covid-19, which according to official figures reaches almost 475,000, would have been "inflated" by some governors for that purpose and would actually be "50% lower".

However, the TCU clarified that . . .

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