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Brazil sees over 1,000 new coronavirus deaths, cases top 1.8 million

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

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil, the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hotspot after the United States, recorded 1,071 new deaths from the outbreak on Saturday, with a total of 1,839,850 confirmed cases, the Health Ministry said.

Brazil has now recorded a total of 71,469 deaths, the ministry said.

(Reporting by Gabriel Stargardter; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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