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Health authorities in Brazil and Australia confirmed on Wednesday new deaths from coronavirus, the infection that has killed more than 82,000 people in 184 countries and regions.

At least 122 deaths occurred in the past 24 hours in the South American country, bringing the tally to 688.

The number of infections rose to 14,049, while 127 people recovered.

Last week, two tweets by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro questioning measures aimed at containing the virus were removed for violating Twitter’s rules of conduct.

He had posted several videos in which he flouted his government’s social distancing guidelines by mixing with

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