Hamilton Mourao, Brazil's vice president, has tested positive for coronavirus as the country on Sunday registered 344 new COVID-19 deaths.
Mourao, President Jair Bolsonaro's deputy, is the latest in a long line of senior Brazilian officials to contract the virus.
Bolsonaro, a prominent coronavirus skeptic, was infected in July, and recovered.
Mourao's office said in a statement that he tested positive on Sunday afternoon and would isolate in Jaburu, his official residence.
Separately, Brazil's health ministry on Sunday reported 344 new COVID-19 deaths and 18,479 fresh coronavirus cases.
The country now has nearly 7.5 million confirmed cases and a total of 191,139 deaths from the virus since the outbreak began, according to the health ministry figures.