Brazil sees 510 COVID-19 deaths, 28,629 new cases, health minister says

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

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil has recorded 510 new COVID-19 deaths, and 28,629 new cases of coronavirus, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Brazil has recorded nearly 5.5 million cases of the virus, with a total of 158,456 deaths, according to official data.

(Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Editing by Christian Plumb)