According to a Johns Hopkins database, more than 45,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Friday. On Friday, the USA broke its all-time record for the highest number of reported COVID-19 cases in a single day - surpassing 40,000 for the first time.
About 1 in 4 of those deaths - more than 125,000 - have been reported in the US.
In Texas - a growing epicentre that reported 5,747 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, just shy of its record 5,996 single-day increase reported on June 25, Gov. Greg Abbot said he reopened bars too soon, ordered them to close, and reduced restaurant capacity to 50 percent.
India set a daily record on Saturday with more than 18,500 new cases and 385 deaths, bringing its total of registered cases to 500,000. More than 7 million residents were tested in Beijing earlier this month, after a cluster of infections there was linked to a large food market.
The United States has yet to get a grip on the COVID-19 pandemic, with 36 states seeing a rise in week-to-week COVID-19 infections.
Russian Federation on Sunday recorded over 6,700 new coronavirus cases, bringing its confirmed infections to almost 634,000, the third-highest number in the world after the USA and Brazil.
Bolsonaro takes the "prize for the most disastrous combination of denial and lack of taking any measures", Sánchez-Garzoli said.
The country with the next highest death toll is Brazil, with more than 57,000, or about 1 in 9.
"CDC has removed the specific age threshold from the older adult classification".
The CDC also highlighted additional preexisting health conditions that could increase a person's risk of becoming severely ill due to COVID-19 infection.
The health agency is still recommending that individuals wash their hands frequently, wear a mask, practice social distancing, cover coughs and sneezes, clean and disinfect surfaces regularly, and monitor their own symptoms to help prevent spread of the novel coronavirus.