Brazil registers 29,070 new cases of coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Rio de Janeiro
FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil on Friday registered 29,070 new cases of the coronavirus, the Health Ministry said, bringing the total to 5,810,652. Deaths rose by 456 to 164,737.

(Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Editing by Leslie Adler)