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Numbers of the week: Aug. 22, 2020

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

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: mortality of respiratory distress patients, a macabre death in a supermarket, a clash over abortion rights, Operation Car Wash continues, more vaccine tests, Brazil’s economic downturn.

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113,358 Covid-19 deaths and 3,532,330 cases

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