2/24, 1:30 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Brazil adds double 62,715 virus cases, 1,386 deaths

In Brazil 1,386 deaths were attributed to the coronavirus in the country over the past 24 hours, marking a twofold increase in fatalities compared to the 639 registered the day before, data provided by the country's health ministry showed.

The figure brings the nation's total to 248,529. Additionally, the country's caseload reached 10,257,875, as 62,715 new people tested positive for the virus, up from yesterday's 26,986.

During the same time period, the cumulative number of recoveries from the illness increased to a total of 9,215,164, with 794,182 still hospitalized.

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