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Coronavirus: Brazil reports 4,970 new cases, 421 deaths

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There have been 4,970 new cases of the novel coronavirus in Brazil and 421 deaths over the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday.

The nation has now registered 95,559 confirmed cases of the virus and 6,750 deaths. New cases increased roughly 5.4 percent on Saturday from the previous day, while deaths rose by roughly 6.7 percent.

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