It's the biggest one-day rise since the current outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo was declared last August, health ministry says.
Bodies were strewn across the streets of Bria as looting took place following clashes between rival groups barely a day after a ceasefire was signed.
Aid organisation MSF says common illnesses are turning deadly in the absence of basic healthcare.
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