Brazil coronavirus cases rise by 39,924 as it inches closer to 2 million mark

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil on Wednesday reported 39,924 additional novel coronavirus cases in a day as the country's total tally inched closer to 2 million, the health ministry said. Brazil now has 1,996,748 confirmed cases and 75,366 deaths, 1,233 more than on Tuesday.

Reuters July 16, 2020 04:10:23 IST
Brazil coronavirus cases rise by 39,924 as it inches closer to 2 million mark

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil on Wednesday reported 39,924 additional novel coronavirus cases in a day as the country's total tally inched closer to 2 million, the health ministry said.

Brazil now has 1,996,748 confirmed cases and 75,366 deaths, 1,233 more than on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Marcelo Rochabrun; Editing by Christian Plumb)

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