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 coronavirus death toll, racism in numbers, potential economic relief, Caetano Veloso turns 78, fake currency on the streets, another chapter of the job apocalypse, Bolsonaro’s Covid-19 cabinet, and improved industrial sector results.
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Almost 100,000 coronavirus deaths
Brazil is very close to reaching