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Brazil registers 1,271 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday

FILE PHOTO: Health workers examine a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Lagoa-Barra campaign hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil registered an additional 1,271 COVID-19 deaths and 47,134 new cases over the last 24 hours, the nation’s health ministry said on Tuesday.

The country has now registered 116,580 total deaths and 3,669,995 total confirmed cases.

Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Writing by Gram Slattery; Editing by Chris Reese

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