© Reuters. Brazil’s Vice President Hamilton Mourao gestures subsequent to Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro throughout a ceremony on the Planalto Palace


RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) -Hamilton Mourão, Brazil’s vice chairman, has examined constructive for the coronavirus, his workplace stated on Sunday, when the nation registered 344 new COVID-19 deaths.

Mourão, President Jair Bolsonaro’s deputy, is the newest in an extended line of senior Brazilian officers to contract the virus. Bolsonaro, a outstanding coronavirus skeptic, was contaminated in July, and recovered.

In an announcement, Mourão’s workplace stated he examined constructive on Sunday afternoon, and that he’ll isolate in Jaburu, his official residence.

Separately, Brazil’s well being ministry on Sunday reported that Brazil registered 344 new COVID-19 deaths, and 18,479 recent coronavirus circumstances.

Brazil now has almost 7.5 million confirmed circumstances, and a complete of 191,139 deaths from the virus for the reason that outbreak started, in response to the well being ministry figures.

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