Welcome to “Number of the Week,” where we choose a single figure that helps understand what is going on in Brazil. This week, we show that Brazil registered its highest death toll since 1984 last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
- bump in the number of deaths in 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic hit Brazil hard and caused the death of nearly 195,000 people in the country last year alone, as was revealed at the beginning of the year by the health secretariats. And according to statistics released on Thursday by the Brazilian Institute of...