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
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.
I have tested COVID-19 positive. Asymptomatic.Feeling very much alright.Have alerted those who came in contact in recent days.Will continue to work from isolation. Work in RBI will go on normally. I am in touch with all Dy. Govs and other officers through VC and telephone.
— Shaktikanta Das (@DasShaktikanta) October 25, 2020
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.
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