India had latterly reported 8,603 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 34.62 million. The number of deaths increased by 415 to 470,530.
According to the Health Commissioner, Gujrat, a 72-year-old man's sample was sent for genome sequencing after testing positive for the Omicron variant of the COVID-19.
The location where Omicron-infected individual stayed had been turned into a micro-containment zone, and Gujarat officials were tracing and testing other individuals there.
Manoj Aggarwal, Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, Gujarat, informed news agencies that "We've isolated him and are monitoring him. A micro containment zone has been made where he is living. In the area, we will do the tracing, testing of people,".