SÃO PAULO—Authorities in five Brazilian states are tightening constraints on people amid a steep enhance in reported deaths from Covid-19, clashing with President Jair Bolsonaro’s efforts to reopen Brazil’s beleaguered overall economy.

São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro states, property to the country’s two greatest metropolitan areas, this week imposed prerequisites forcing people to use masks in general public places and on general public transportation. São Paulo town will get started banning 50 percent of its automobile targeted visitors from Monday. São Paulo Gov. João Doria on Friday…