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Numbers of the week: Dec. 12, 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: coronavirus reinfection confirmed, a mega IPO, marriage changes, and Marielle Franco.

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1 coronavirus reinfection

On Thursday, the Health Ministry confirmed the first case of Covid-19 reinfection in Brazil. The patient is a 37-year-old health worker, who lives in the northeastern city of Natal. She contracted the disease in June, was considered cured, but became infected again in...

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