According to the health bulletin, authorities conducted 4,64,81 tests, including 43,902 RT-PCR ones, on Sunday. There are 344 active Covid cases in Delhi, of which 153 are in home isolation. The number of containment zones stands at 86. On Monday, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said the Delhi government is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation arising out of the Omicron variant and ruled out the possibility of a lockdown in the national capital.
Delhi reported its first case of Omicron on Sunday with a 37-year-old fully vaccinated man, who arrived in Delhi from Tanzania, testing positive. The patient, a resident of Ranchi, had travelled from Tanzania to Doha and from there to Delhi on a Qatar Airways flight on December 2. He stayed in Johannesburg, South Africa, for a week. The person has mild symptoms.
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