Brazil reports 20,548 new coronavirus cases, 431 deaths

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Brazil

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil recorded 20,548 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 431 deaths from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

Brazil has registered more than 7.5 million cases of the virus since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 191,570, according to ministry data.

(Reporting by Jake Spring)