Brazil coronavirus cases rise past 1.3 million, deaths total 57,070

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Guarulhos

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil recorded 38,693 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 1,109 additional deaths, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.

The nation has now registered 1,313,667 total confirmed cases of the virus and 57,070 deaths.

(Reporting by Marcelo Rochabrun; Editing by Will Dunham)