Brazil registers 544 new coronavirus deaths

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

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil registered 48,331 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, the health ministry said, bringing the total confirmed cases to 5,748,375. Deaths rose by 544 to 163,373.

(Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Editing by Chris Reese)