Brazil has become the second country, after the US, to register more than 50,000 deaths from COVID-19.
It comes amid growing political tension and just days after the country confirmed more than one million Coronavirus infections
Graphs of Brazil’s deaths and infections show a continuing climb.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has also recorded the biggest one-day increase in cases globally, with most of the new infections in the Americas.
The decision of Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro to oppose lockdowns and focus on the economy has been hugely divisive.
Two Health Ministers – both doctors – have left their posts as deaths and infections have surged.
The first was sacked by Mr. Bolsonaro, the second resigned after disagreeing with the President.