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: the numbers of cases and deaths, Brazil’s economic problems beyond the pandemic, Bolsonaro’s closest lawmakers hit by an anti-fake news investigation, nurses unprepared to fight the virus, President Bolsonaro’s worst Datafolha performance, the pandemic job apocalypse, Brazil celebrated by the UN, the government seeking international resources, São Paulo’s reopening plan
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27,878 deaths, 465,166 cases
Brazil has registered 1,000-plus coronavirus deaths over the past four days, with 1,124 new casualties and 26,928 new infections on Friday alone.