New Delhi: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Saturday tested positive for Coronavirus. Informing about his diagnosis on Twitter, he said he would continue to work from isolation. Das added he is asymptomatic and has alerted those who came in contact with him in recent days. Also Read - Making India Proud! This Maharashtra Teacher Has Won a Whopping Rs 7 Crore Prize For Promoting Girls' Education | WATCH
“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,” the RBI governor said. Also Read - Sensex Hits 45,000 Mark For First Time Ever, Nifty at Record High
Currently, the RBI has full strength of four deputy governors B P Kanungo, M K Jain, M D Patra and M Rajeshwar Rao. The RBI governor was quite active during the lockdown period and post 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. Also Read - GDP Growth to Turn Positive in Q3 With 0.1% Expansion; FY21 Growth at -7.5 % | Highlights From RBI Governor's Address
Yesterday, BJP in-charge Devendra Fadnavis tested positive for COVID-19. “I have been working every single day since the lockdown but now it seems that God wants me to stop for a while and take a break ! I have tested #COVID19 positive and in isolation. Taking all medication & treatment as per the advice of the doctors,” Fadnavis had said on Twitter.