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Brazil reports 26,986 new coronavirus cases, 639 deaths

Reuters WORLD
Published February 23,2021
Marica, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Brazil recorded 26,986 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, along with 639 deaths from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

Brazil has registered more than 10 million cases of the virus since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 247,143, according to ministry data.