Numbers of the week: Mar. 21, 2020

This week's topic is, of course, the different ways in which Covid-19 has impacted our country

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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’s topic is, of course, the different ways in which the novel coronavirus has impacted our country.

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1,020 coronavirus infections, 18 deaths

Brazil’s Health Ministry has confirmed at least 1,020 Covid-19 infections in Brazil. The cases are spread across every Brazilian state—with the exception of Roraima in the North. So far, 18 deaths have been linked to the novel...

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