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Numbers of the week: May 16, 2020

A weekly digest of the most interesting figures tucked inside the latest news about Brazil

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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 topics: Covid-19 — A second Health Minister resigns, job losses, emergency salary denied to inmate families, a new budget to fight the pandemic in prisons and indigenous villages, the government’s tax revenue, a record on Enem subscriptions, new arrestments of an unfolding ventilators scheme, and more.

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Covid-19: 218,223 cases, 14,817 deaths

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