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Brazil approaches 9 million COVID-19 cases, death toll at 218,878

Reuters WORLD
Published January 27,2021
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Brazil had 61,963 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 1,214 deaths from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

The South American country has now registered 8,933,356 cases since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 218,878, according to ministry data, in the world's third worst outbreak outside the United States and India.