Brazil has taken the second spot as a country after the US after it confirm more than one million cases of COVID-19.
The country record the highest daily increase with 54,771 new cases, on Friday night, the health ministry reported.
With the new cases, the country has a total number of 1,032,913 confirmed cases
The officials said about half of increase was due to delayed reporting in three states, including São Paulo
In addition, there were more than 1,200 deaths for the fourth consecutive day, taking the total to nearly 49,000.
President Jair Bolsonaro has been heavily criticised for his response to the crisis.