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Brazil’s coronavirus curve steepened further a day after it overtook Russia to become the country with the second-highest number of cases.
The Latin American nation added 16,508 cases Saturday and said the death toll rose by 965.
Brazil now has 347,398 confirmed cases, trailing only the U.S. globally, from 330,890 on Friday. Still, its death toll of 22,013, up from 21,048 in the previous 24 hours, trails the U.S. and some of the most infected European countries, including the U.K. and Spain.
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