Brazil COVID-19 deaths at 461,931 as total cases hit 16.5 million

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sao Paulo
People walk at the 25 de Marco popular shopping street before Christmas, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

SAO PAULO, May 30 (Reuters) - Brazil registered 43,520 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, reaching a total of 16.5 million cases.

The country, which has the world's second largest number of COVID-19 deaths, registered 874 new deaths, raising the total to 461,931.

Reporting by Tatiana Bautzer; Editing by Peter Cooney

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