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: a coronavirus milestone, football is back — despite the pandemic, the impact of the crisis on small businesses, Bolsonaro’s popularity, the government’s optimistic predictions for the economy in 2020, and new deforestation records.
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2 million coronavirus cases
Brazil has reached the mark of 2 million Covid-19 cases, before the outbreak has even reached its peak, say...