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Brazil's COVID-19 Death Toll Passes Britain

Saudi Press Agency

Saturday 1441/10/21 - 2020/06/13

Sao Paulo, June 12, 2020, SPA -- Brazil's COVID-19 death toll overtook Britain's on Friday to become the second highest in the world, Reuters quoted the Brazilian Health Ministry as announcing in numbers released.

In its daily briefing, the Ministry said that in the last 24 hours, the fatalities from the novel coronavirus were 909 deaths while the total number of the confirmed cases of coronavirus exceeded more than 828,000 infections.

Authorities allowed shops and malls to open four hours a day in Sao Paulo, the epicenter of the outbreak of COVID-19 epidemic in Brazil.

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04:05 LOCAL TIME 01:05 GMT
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