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Brazil registers 41,906 new coronavirus cases, highest number in almost a month

FILE PHOTO: People walk near a graffiti made in tribute to health workers during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Hospital das Clinicas in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 18, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil on Tuesday registered 41,906 new cases of coronavirus, the highest number for a single day since Sept. 11, the Health Ministry said.

Deaths rose by 819 to 147,494.

Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Editing by Leslie Adler

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