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Numbers of the week: Aug. 8, 2020

This is Brazil by the Numbers, a weekly digest of the most interesting figures tucked inside the latest news about Brazil

military inflation vaccine football jobs elections coronavirus deaths fake news UN charter coronavirus deaths Health Ministry data, economic reopening ... Brazil's numbers this week

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

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