Covid-19 leaves over 12,000 children orphaned in Brazil

At least 12,211 children up to the age of 6 have been orphaned by a parent, victims of Covid-19 in Brazil. And among them, 25.6% had not completed 1 year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The data are based on a study conducted between March 16, 2020 and September 24 this year by the National Association of Natural Person Registrars (Arpen-Brazil), an entity representing civil registry offices in the country.

In addition, the study shows that 18.2% were 1 year old; 18.2% were 2 years old; 14.5% were 3 years old; 11.4% were 4 years old; 7.8% were 5 years old, and 2.5% were 6 years old.

The indexes surveyed by Arpen-Brasil, which also manages the Transparency Portal, also showed that 223 parents . . .

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