Joint Secretary within the well being ministry Lav Agarwal, who addressed each day media briefings on the COVID-19 outbreak when it was selecting up tempo within the nation, has examined optimistic for coronavirus an infection. A 1996-batch IAS officer of the Andhra Pradesh cadre, Agarwal was the central authorities’s official spokesperson on the nationwide media briefings to offer updates on the COVID-19 state of affairs within the nation all through April and Might.
“Pricey All,Simply to tell that I’ve examined optimistic for Covid 19 and initiating residence isolation as per tips. Requesting all my associates, colleagues for self monitoring. Contact tracing might be performed by Well being Crew. Hoping to see everybody quickly,” the 48-year-old mentioned in a tweet on Friday. Well being ministry media briefings are actually addressed by Union Well being Secretary Rajesh Bhushan with Agarwal additionally remaining current.