Numbers of the week: Aug. 1, 2020

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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: Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll, the new BRL 200 bill, anti-fascist movements under investigation, Brazil’s lack of transparency, over 1 million jobs slashed, Covid-19 takes over the President’s inner circle, unused coronavirus tests, the growth of credit lending, and coronavirus outbreaks among troops.

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2.6 million cases, 92,475 deaths

Marching on to 100,000 Covid-19 deaths, Brazil ended this week...

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