Covid-19: JK Records Highest Daily Spike Of 6568 Cases, 7 Deaths

SRINAGAR: The  Government on Saturday informed that 6568 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 1875 from Jammu division and 4693 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 390949. Also, 7 Covid deaths have been reported; 05 from Jammu Division and 2 from Kashmir Division.

Moreover, 2330 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 993 from Jammu Division and 1337 from Kashmir Division.

The Bulletin also informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed casesremains51 across J&K.

On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 34,423 doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to 2,01,56,471.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 390949 positive cases, 39113 are Active Positive (12479 in Jammu Division and 26634 in Kashmir Division), 347238 have recovered and 4598 have died; 2246 in Jammu division and 2352 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 20770819 test results available, 390949 samples have tested positive and 20379870 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 82,423 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.

Till date 5620831 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 8135persons in-home quarantine including facilities operated by the government, 39113 in isolation and 429506 in-home surveillance. Besides, 5139479 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 1604 cases, Baramulla reported 749 cases, Budgam reported 643 cases, Pulwama reported 230 cases, Kupwara reported 320 cases, Anantnag reported 243 cases,  Bandipora reported 418 cases, Ganderbal reported 99 cases, Kulgam reported 333 cases while as Shopian reported 54 fresh cases for today.

Similarly, Jammu reported 1236 cases, Reasi reported 34 cases for today, Udhampur reported 78 cases, Rajouri reported 59 cases, Doda reported 120 cases, Kathua reported 59 cases, Samba reported 91 cases, Poonch reported 50 case, Kishtwar reported 49 cases while as Ramban reported 99 fresh cases for today.

Moreover, the bulletin also highlights that against the availability of 4994 dedicated level 1 & level 2 COVID beds, only 519 ( 10.39%) are occupied.

The bulletin further informs the general public that they can contact helpline numbers 0191-2520982/2674444/2674115/2674908/2549676 in Jammu Division and 0194-2440283/2430581/2452052/2457313/2457312 in Kashmir Division for any kind of guidance and assistance.

In case of emergency, people can avail free ambulance services 24×7 by calling toll free number 108 while as pregnant women and sick infants can avail free services by dialling toll free number 102, the bulletin reads.

It also informs that the public can reach the national helpline by dialling 1075.

Further, the bulletin also informs the public that for any kind of COVID-19 query, logon to www.covidrelief.jk.gov.in

The readers can also reach us on the official Twitter account of DIPR-J&K @diprjk; website: http://www.jkdirinf.in; Web portal:  jkinfonews.com and Facebook: @dipr.jammu.kashmir.

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