Brazil reports 30,026 new coronavirus cases, 571 deaths

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil recorded 30,026 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and 571 deaths from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Friday.

Brazil has registered more than 5.3 million cases of the virus since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 156,471, according to ministry data.

(Reporting by Pedro Fonseca, Editing by Rosalba O’Brien)

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