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Brazil’s 2020 in numbers

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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, 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. Led by President Jair Bolsonaro,...

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