Brazil registers 55,202 new cases of coronavirus, 968 deaths

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sao Paulo

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil on Tuesday registered 55,202 new cases of coronavirus, the health ministry said, bringing the total to 7,318,821. Deaths rose by 968 to 188,259.

(Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Editing by Chris Reese)