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RBI governor Shaktikanta Das tests positive for COVID-19

Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das, on Sunday, said that he has tested positive for COVID-19, adding that he was asymptomatic. Taking to Twitter, Das wrote, “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 […]

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das tests positive for COVID-19
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Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das, on Sunday, said that he has tested positive for COVID-19, adding that he was asymptomatic.

Taking to Twitter, Das wrote, “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,” he tweeted.

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.

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