RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has tested positive for COVID-19. Das tweeted about his test result, adding that he is asymptomatic and will continue to work from isolation. He has been regularly attending the RBI central office building in Mumbai through the pandemic. Currently, RBI has the full strength of four deputy governors BP Kanungo, MK Jain, MD Patra & M Rajeshwar Rao. RBI governor was quite active during the lockdown period and after the restrictions were eased. His efforts were directed to revive economic growth which tanked to its lowest levels during the coronavirus crisis. Even before the full breadth of the crisis hit home, India's economy contracted by a record 23.9 per cent in the first quarter of the current financial year. On October 24, leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Devendra Fadnavis said he had tested positive for COVID-19. On October 24, Mumbai reported 1,257 new COVID-19 cases, taking the city’s total tally to 2,50,061 confirmed cases. Mumbai’s coronavirus related death toll also crossed the 10,000 mark. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours remained below 55,000 for the third consecutive day. India's coronavirus caseload stood at over 78 lakh with 50,129 fresh infections being reported in a day. The number of deaths climbed to 1.18 lakh with 578 new fatalities.