Brazil reports 50,163 coronavirus cases, 888 deaths

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  • Saturday, 05 Sep 2020

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective mask walks past a graffiti reading "Stay at Home", following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 2, 2020. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil recorded 50,163 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as well as 888 deaths from the disease, the Health Ministry said on Friday.

Brazil has registered nearly 4.1 million cases of the virus since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 125,502, according to ministry data.

(Reporting by Jake Spring; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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