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Brazil reports 302 COVID-19 deaths, toll at 169,485: health ministry

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

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil reported 16,207 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and 302 deaths from COVID-19, the health ministry said on Monday.

The South American country has now registered 6,087,608 cases since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 169,485, according to ministry data, in the world’s third worst outbreak outside the United States and India.

(Reporting by Anthony Boadle)

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