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Brazil tops one million Coronavirus cases

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Brazil passed one million coronavirus cases and approached 50,000 deaths in a new nadir for the world’s second-worst-hit country.

The country’s health ministry reported 1,032,913 confirmed cases on Friday, with 1,206 new deaths that took the total official death toll to 48,954.

Friday also saw a new record daily number of cases, with 54,771 infections, a jump the health ministry said was largely due to “instability” in its reporting system, which meant some states were reporting figures from multiple days.

However, many expert have doubted the figures.They said true extent of the outbreak in  Brazil far exceeds  official figures  released.

experts cited lack of widespread testing in the country as a factor adding to many uncertainties about the disease.(Aljazeera)

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