BBC News – Coronavirus: Brazil overtakes Spain and Italy as new cases grow
Brazil has overtaken Spain and Italy to become the country with the fourth largest number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the world.
Officials on Saturday reported 14,919 new cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 233,142. Only the US, Russia and the UK have higher numbers.
The daily death toll in the Latin American nation rose by 816 to 15,633 – the world’s fifth highest.