BRASILIA, Jan 7 (Reuters) – Brazil has registered more than 200,000 deaths from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said in a statement on Thursday, without updating its precise case count or death toll.

“In the name of President Jair Bolsonaro, the Health Ministry and all the federal government, we want to offer our solidarity to every family that lost loved ones,” said the statement. (Reporting by Ricardo Brito Editing by Brad Haynes)

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