This is Brazil by the Numbers, a weekly digest of the most interesting figures tucked inside the latest news about Brazil. A selection of numbers that help explain what is going on in Brazil. This week: the lowest monthly inflation for January since 1994, suspected cases of coronavirus, carnival profits, the extradition of a convicted killer, books being censored and the unhappiness of Brazilians.
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Brazil’s official inflation rate in January was