RBI governor Shaktikanta Das says he tested COVID-19 positive, to continue working from isolation

In a tweet, Das said he is asymptomatic and 'feeling very much alright' and added that work in the Central bank will go on as per normal

Press Trust of India October 25, 2020 19:56:22 IST
RBI governor Shaktikanta Das says he tested COVID-19 positive, to continue working from isolation

File photo of RBI governor Shaktikanta Das. Reuters

New Delhi: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Sunday said he has been tested positive for COVID-19 and will continue to work from isolation.

Das said he is asymptomatic and has alerted those who came in contact with him in recent days.

Currently, the RBI has full strength of four deputy governors BP Kanungo, MK Jain, MD Patra and M Rajeshwar Rao.

The RBI governor was quite active during the lockdown period and the "Unlock" period to keep the economy and financial market in good shape.

He used both conventional and unconventional monetary policy tools to support economic recovery hit by COVID-19 crisis.

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