Brazil´s pandemic emergency aid will benefit over 40 million people – government estimate

On February 4th, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes had expected that 32 million Brazilians would be covered by the emergency aid.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The reinstatement of the pandemic emergency aid will serve more people than initially planned. According to the economic team's latest estimates, the program should cover over 40 million people in 2021. On February 4th, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes had expected that 32 million Brazilians would be covered by the emergency aid.

However, the aid will likely cover fewer people than in 2020. The Ministry of Economy's . . .

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