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A man walks near signs indicating social distancing at the entrance of the Sao Sebastiao Cathedral, before a mass, after the reopening of churches, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil recorded 37,923 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours as well as 1,091 deaths, the Health Ministry said on Saturday. Brazil has registered more than 1.5 million cases since the pandemic began, while cumulative deaths total 64,265, according to the ministry. Reporting by Jake Spring; Editing by Daniel Wallis. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Full story

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