COVID-19: 88 New Infections, 178 Recoveries In 24 Hours

SRINAGAR: The Government on Saturday informed that 88 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 33 from Jammu division and 55 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 320491.

Moreover, 178 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 69 from Jammu Division and 109 from Kashmir Division.

Besides this, 99.30 percent of population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across the Jammu and Kashmir.

The Bulletin also informs that No confirmed case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 35 in the UT of J&K.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 320491 positive cases, 1319 are Active Positive, 314798 have recovered and 4374 have died; 2138 in Jammu division and 2236 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 11312556 test results available, 10992065 samples have been tested as negative till today.

Till date 2740426 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 8133 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by the government, 1319 in isolation and 354581 in home surveillance. Besides, 2372019 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 71121 positive cases (including 27 cases reported today) with 331 Active Positive, 69958 recovered (including 39 cases recovered today), 832 deaths; Baramulla has 23518 positive cases with 63 Active Positive, 23173 recovered (including 23 cases recovered today), 282 deaths; Budgam reported 22835 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 68 active positive cases, 22562 recovered (including 08 cases recovered today), 205 deaths; Pulwama has 15135 positive cases (including 02 cases recovered today) with 71 Active Positive, 14870 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today)and 194 deaths; Kupwara has 14032 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today), 50 Active Positive, 13817recoveries, 165 deaths;  Anantnag district has 16304 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 67 Active Positive, 16032 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today), 205 deaths;  Bandipora has 9459 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today), with 57 Active Positive, 9302 recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today), 100 deaths; Ganderbal has 9847 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 62 Active Positive, 9707 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today) and 78 deaths; Kulgam has 11223 positive cases (including 04 cases recovered today) with 12 Active Positive, 11094 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today) and 117 deaths while as Shopian has 5579 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today )with 10 active positive cases, 5511recoveriesand 58 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 52702 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 147 active positive cases, 51416 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today), 1139 deaths; Udhampur has 11269 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today), 23 active positive cases, 11111 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today) and 135 deaths; Rajouri has 10883 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) 55 active positive, 10603 recoveries (including 09 cases recovered today) and 225 deaths; Doda has 7183 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 86 Active positive, 6973 recovered (including 27 cases recovered today) and 124 deaths; Kathua has 9257 positive cases with 05 active positive cases, 9102 recoveredand 150 deaths; Samba has 7120positive caseswith 35 active positive cases, 6966 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today)and 119 deaths; Kishtwar has 4617 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 49 Active Positive, 4525 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today)  and 43 deaths;  Poonch has 6243 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today) with 55 active positive, 6094 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today) and 94 deaths;  Ramban has 5950 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 28 active positive cases, 5856 recoveries (including 11 cases recovered today)and 66 deaths while Reasi has 6214 positive cases (including 03 cases recovered today)with 45 active positive cases, 6126recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today)and 43 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 320491 positive cases in J&K, 22796 have been reported as travelers while 297695 as others.

The Bulletin said that the breakup represents districts from which the patients have been traced or are ordinarily residing.

The bulletin added that there are 2423 COVID dedicated beds, 2019 Isolation beds with 1985 vacant beds and 404 ICU beds where 390 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 3353 COVID dedicated beds, 3074 Isolation beds where 3019 beds are vacant and 279 ICU beds where 234 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 5776 COVID dedicated beds, 5093 Isolation beds with 5004 beds vacant and 683 ICU beds with 624 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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