Over 30 inmates of the Central Jail here have also been infected with the virus.
In November last year, Gambhir had isolated himself at home after a family member tested positive for the virus.
With 12 fatalities, the COVID-19 death toll in the district has gone up to 11,725.
A reduction of 12,493 cases has been recorded in active cases in a span of 24 hours.
The country's active caseload currently stands at 22,49,335.
In the last 24 hours, more than 2.32 lakh samples were tested.
In neighbouring Palghar district, the COVID-19 case count has gone up to 1,60,260
The country has managed to contain the spread of the Delta variant, with an average of about 20 new cases each day.
The announcement follows the launch of the CDI India Division in October 2021.
Emphasising the need for vaccination, Patnaik said journalists should get the booster dose as they too have been identified as frontline workers.
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