by Tahir Bhat

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SRINAGAR: As many as 186 new cases of COVID19 were confirmed positive in J&K on Wednesday, the total reaching 6422. The new cases include 11 policemen, three CRPF and a BSF personnel stationed in Kashmir.

According to data, 32 travelers have tested positive in J&K today and are among the 186 cases reported. Till date, out of the 6422 cases reported from J&K, 2125 are travelers returning from outside.

Among the fresh cases, 29 cases were reported in Srinagar,  two from Kulgam,  35 from Shopian, eight from Anantnag, 37 from Baramulla, 22 from Kupwara, 19 from Pulwama, one from Budgam, two from Bandipora, three from Ganderbal, seven from Jammu, three from Udhampur, two from Kathua, four from Samba, two from Poonch,  eight from Rajouri, one each from Doda and Reasi districts.

An official said that three CRPF men from 44 battalion stationed at HMT and a BSF personnel from 102 battalion stationed at Trehgam Kupwara were tested positive.

He said 11 policemen, include two from DPL Pulwama, four from DPL Awantipora, one from Ganderbal and four from DPL Shopian were also tested positive.

Bandipora district had 2 new cases today, including a 38-year-old man from Onagam and a 40-year-old female from Pazalpora while Ganderbal district had 3 new cases that include 51-year-old male from Bamloora and a 31-year-old man from DPL.

Kupwara district had 22 new cases, include 38-year-old female from Rajpora, a 35-year-old man from 109 RCC Trehgam, 25-year-old female from Halmatpora, 28-year-old female from Kandi Khas, a 50-year-old male from Vodhpora and 15 cases were reported from Hayan village of Trehgam.

The new cases from Hayan include 70-year-old male, 50-year-old woman, 40-year-old female, 8-year-old boy, 50-year-old female, 28-year-old female, 10-year-old boy, 17-year-old boy, 40-year-old man, 68-year-old male, 20-year-old girl, 26-year-old man, 30-year-old female, a four-year-old boy and a 50-year-old female.

Moreover, 176 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 45 from Jammu Division and 131 from the Kashmir Division.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 6422 positive cases, 2516 are Active Positive, 3818 have recovered and 88 have died; 10 in Jammu division and 78 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 326430 test results available, 320008 samples have been tested as negative till June 24, 2020.

Additionally, till date, 265652 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 39599 persons in-home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 31 in Hospital Quarantine, 2516 in hospital isolation and 47660 under home surveillance. Besides, 175758 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Bandipora has 280 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 44 Active Positive, 235 recovered (including 06 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Srinagar has 752 positive cases (including 29 cases reported today) with 503 Active Positive, 228 recovered (including 02 cases reported today), 21 deaths; Anantnag district has 622 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today), with 173 Active Positive, 443 recovered,  06 deaths; Baramulla has 670 positive cases (including 37 cases reported today) with 322 Active Positive, 334 recovered (including 63 cases reported today), 14 deaths; Shopian has 671 positive cases (including 35 cases reported today) with 209 Active Positive, 452 recovered (including 29 recoveries reported today) and 10 deaths; Kupwara has 482 positive cases (including 22 cases reported today) with 133 Active Positive, 344 recovered (including 13 cases recovered today) and 05 deaths; Budgam has 347 positive cases (including 01 case reported today), with 188 Active Positive and 153 recovered cases (including 05 cases recovered today) and 06 deaths; Ganderbal has 76 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 17 active positive cases and 59 recoveries; Kulgam has 711 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today), with 211 Active Positive and  489 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today) and 11 deaths and Pulwama reported 387 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today) with 220 active positive cases and 163 recovered (including 06 cases recovered today) and 04 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 318 positive cases (including 07 case reported today) with 71 active positive cases and 240 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today) and 07 deaths; Udhampur has 217 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 66 active positive cases, 150 recovered (including 28 case recovered today) and 01 death; Samba has 132 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 72 Active Positive and 60 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today); Rajouri has 91 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 53 active positive cases and 37 recovered (including 02 cases reported today) and 01 death; Kathua has 203 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 86 Active positive and 117 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today); Kishtwar has 25 positive cases with 10 active positive cases and 15 recovered; Ramban has 213 positive cases with 79 active positive and 134 recoveries; Reasi has 36 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 12 active positive and 24 recovered; Poonch has 118 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 31 active positive and 87 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today) while Doda has 71 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 16 active positive cases and 54 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today) and 01 death.



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