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Brazil reports almost 24,000 new coronavirus cases

Reuters WORLD
Published January 19,2021
People enjoy Ipanema beach amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 17, 2021. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Brazil on Monday reported 23,671 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the new total to 8,511,770, the country's health ministry said.

Deaths rose by 452 to 210,299 in Brazil, which has the world's highest death toll from the pandemic outside the United States.