Das said in a tweet. “I have tested Covid-19 positive. Asymptomatic. Feeling very much alright,” .
“Will continue to work from isolation. Work in the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) will go on normally,” he added.
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
Many top Indian politicians including Home Minister Amit Shah and actors such as Amitabh Bachchan have tested positive for the virus, and since recovered.
Over 7.8 million Indians have tested positive for COVID-19 so far. The pandemic has claimed 118,534 lives in the world’s second most populous country.