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 latest Covid-19 numbers, another education minister, fake news about Covid-19, Operation Car Wash goes back a decade, low-income students without internet, another child killed in Rio, some good news for Brazilian industrial production, Bolsonaro’s allies inaccurate predictions, and the Amazon rainforest continues to burn.
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64,200 deaths, 1.5 million infections
Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll stands at 64,265....