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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro is greeted by supporters, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Bage, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, July 31, 2020. Alan Santos/Brazilian Presidency/Handout via REUTERS. RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil recorded 52,383 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as well as 1,212 deaths from the disease, the Health Ministry said on Friday. Brazil has registered more than 2.6 million cases of the virus since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 92,475, according to ministry data. Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Writing by Jake Spring; Editing by Brad Haynes. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Full story

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