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Covid-19: Number of Delta variant cases in Brazil up 86% in one week

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil on Tuesday, August 31, reached a total of 2,613 confirmed cases of the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus, recording an 86% increase in the number of positive diagnoses registered up to last Tuesday (1,405), according to data compiled by the Ministry of Health.

The significant increase in the number of cases, however, may be influenced by a change in the way the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) is classifying the variant.

To date, Delta cases have been reported in the Federal District (181) and in the following states, according to the . . .

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