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 topics: Covid-19 — Rise of death and confirmed cases, the effects of inequality in the favelas, emergency salaries, Bolsonaro isolated, Justice Minister Moro’s path to 2022 elections, scarce lung ventilators, the President’s popularity in a nosedive, financial help for hospitals.
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Covid-19 in Brazil: 4-percent lethality