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Brazil registers 26,051 new cases of coronavirus, 602 deaths

Reuters WORLD
Published July 06,2020
A volunteer checks the temperature of a person before attending a mass after the reopening of churches, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Sao Sebastiao Cathedral in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 4, 2020. (REUTERS Photo)

Brazil recorded 26,051 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours as well as 602 deaths, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

Brazil has registered more than 1.6 million cases since the pandemic began, while cumulative deaths total 64,867, according to the ministry.