New Delhi, Aug 14, 2020: Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal on Friday tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19. In a tweet, Agarwal informed that he has contracted the virus and said that he is under home isolation as per COVID-19 guidelines.
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, he also appealed to all his colleagues to self-monitor themselves, adding that contact tracing will be done by the health team.
"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.
Agarwal was leading the team for giving updates on the COVID-19 situation in the country.