Coronavirus: Brazil reports 35,918 new coronavirus cases, 606 deaths

An Indigenous child from Yanomami ethnic group is seen, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the 4th Surucucu Special Frontier Platoon of the Brazilian army in the municipality of Alto Alegre, state of Roraima, Brazil July 1, 2020. (Reuters)

Brazil recorded 35,918 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 606 deaths from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

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Brazil has registered nearly 6 million cases of the virus since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 168,061, according to ministry data.

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Last Update: Friday, 20 November 2020 KSA 00:25 - GMT 21:25