Lav Agarwal, face of Centre’s Coronavirus briefings, tests positive for Covid-19

In a tweet, Agarwal informed that he has detected positive for the virus and said that he is under home isolation as per COVID-19 guidelines. He also appealed to all his colleagues to self-monitor themselves.

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New Delhi: Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary of Union Health Ministry, has tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

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He was also the face of Centre’s breifings on Coronavirus, as he addressed media on Covid-19 containment strategy on regular basis before heading to hotspots regions as part of Central team.

In a tweet, Agarwal informed that he has detected positive for the virus and said that he is under home isolation as per COVID-19 guidelines. He also appealed to all his colleagues to self-monitor themselves.

“Dear All, Just to inform that I have tested positive for COVID-19 and initiating home isolation as per guidelines. Requesting all my friends, colleagues for self-monitoring. Contact tracing will be done by the Health Team. Hoping to see everyone soon,” he said in a tweet.

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Agarwal was leading the team for giving updates on the COVID-19 situation in the country.