Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Thomson Reuters Foundation | May 23, 2020 at 2:23 PM
  • Brazil became the world No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases on Friday, second only to the United States, after it confirmed that 330,890 people had been infected by the virus.
  • It registered 1,001 daily coronavirus deaths on Friday, taking total deaths to 21,048.
  • The firm, whose largest shareholder is billionaire investor Carl Icahn with a nearly 39% ownership stake, is reeling from government orders restricting travel and requiring citizens to remain home.