Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, he announced in a Twitter post.
“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,” Governor Das wrote.
Governor Das is one of the many high-profile individuals who have been infected by Covid-19 in recent months in India as the pandemic raged. However, the rate of growth of positive cases has come down off-late.
India now has recorded a total of 77,61,312 COVID-19 cases, as per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data. The death toll from COVID-19 has now touched 1,17,306.