As of July 17, the U.S. is reporting 3,576,430 total cases, with Brazil and India reporting 2,012,151 and 1,003,832, respectively, according to data from Johns Hopkins University's tracker.
The two countries lead the world for COVID-19 cases and fatalities.
The president has spent months downplaying the severity of the virus, which has claimed the lives of more than 66,000 people in Brazil.
Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO's Health Emergencies Program, said Jair Bolsonaro's test result showed the virus doesn't care if a person is a "prince or a pauper."
President Jair Bolsonaro had previously described the virus as a "little flu" and encouraged supporters to disregard social distancing guidance.
"The lung is clean. I'm going to do the COVID exam," said Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday. "It's okay."
The judge's decision was made public after Jair Bolsonaro spent months ignoring social distancing guidelines while not wearing a mask.
IHME Director Dr. Christopher Murray said he was concerned about Brazil showing "rapid increases despite having in place considerable social distancing mandates."
A well-known and versatile actor, film buffs will recognize Holm for portraying the hobbit Bilbo Baggins in "The Lord of The Rings" films.
Brazil's 7-day rolling average of daily cases and deaths have been on a mostly increasing trend since the outbreak began.
The South American country has the third-highest death toll of any country, second only to the U.S. and U.K.
The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park in northeastern Brazil is known for its dunes that fill up with rainwater during the wet seasons.
A top epidemiologist in Brazil told Reuters there was "pressure" from President Jair Bolsanaro's chief-of-staff's office to water down coronavirus restrictions.
New projections by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation indicate Brazil may not reach its COVID-19 death peak until mid-July.
The World Health Organization suspended a trial assessing hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment due to safety concerns.
Brazil is now second only to the U.S. in having the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world.
Brazil has the third-highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases of any nation, and its daily death toll hit a record high of 1,179.
The country has overtaken the number of cases in Italy and Spain, reporting the fourth-highest number of infections in the world after the U.S., Russia and the U.K.
Nelson Teich is the second Brazilian health minister to resign in the past month. Teich was appointed on April 17 after Bolsonaro dismissed Luiz Henrique Mandetta, who also resisted the use of chloroquine and supported lockdown measures.
Few world leaders have been as dismissive of the coronavirus pandemic as Bolsonaro, but this has not stopped it from taking hold in Latin America's powerhouse.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro recently said that he is planning a 30-person barbecue on Saturday despite the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the different guidelines in place to stop the spread.
The country's daily death toll could potentially surpass 800 by May 11, according to the latest virus projection model by the Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team.
An increasing number of Brazilians are leaving their homes and dismissing social distancing guidelines in a move many regional government leaders say is being encouraged by President Jair Bolsonaro.
Bolsonaro has repeatedly dismissed the coronavirus as a "little cold" and urged residents to keep the country's economy going.
On Wednesday, Brazil's National Security Advisor Augusto Helano confirmed that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, marking 15 Brazilian delegates to the U.S. with positive tests. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, who visited with the Brazilian officials, also tested positive.
Up to 1,000 prisoners in Brazil escaped Monday after learning that their planned temporary Easter release had been cancelled over fears of spreading COVID-19 coronavirus.
The removed titles include an episode of Hasan Minhaj's comedy show "Patriot Act."
South America's largest economy will bounce back. But how will it do so in a world wheres climate change looms larger every day?
The slow, discreet spread of participatory democracy to almost every country in the world should give us hope.
President Jair Bolsonaro made the homophobic comments on Friday when asked by a journalist from media outlet Globo about the ongoing investigations into his son, Flávio Bolsonaro.