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, we look back at the numbers throughout 2020, the year of Covid-19. Join us as we look back on a turbulent year.
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7.2 million Covid-19 cases, nearly 200,000 deaths
Brazil’s first coronavirus case was confirmed late in February, when the country quickly spiraled into one of the world’s hotbeds for the disease.