Brazil Registers 1,271 Coronavirus Deaths on Tuesday​

Health workers examine a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Lagoa-Barra campaign hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil registered an additional 1,271 COVID-19 deaths and 47,134 new cases over the last 24 hours, the nation's health ministry said on Tuesday.

The country has now registered 116,580 total deaths and 3,669,995 total confirmed cases.