Covid-19: J&K Short Of 10K To Reach 100 Thousand Infections

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 624 fresh Covid-19 cases in 24 hours with the tally barely 10418 short of the one-lakh-mark, as the government data revealed total coronavirus cases at 89582.

According to data among 624 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19) reported today, 228 are from Jammu division and 396 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 89582. Also 05 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 01 from Jammu division and 04 from Kashmir Division.

Moreover, 655 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 367 from Jammu Division and 288 from Kashmir Division.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 89582 positive cases, 8088  are Active Positive, 80092 have recovered and 1402 have died; 464 in Jammu division and 938 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 2075701 test results available, 1986119 samples have been   tested as negative till October 21, 2020.

Till date 633680 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 19709 persons in-home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 8088 in isolation and 50480 in-home surveillance. Besides, 554001 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 18120 positive cases (including 176 cases reported today) with 1789 Active Positive, 15994 recovered (including 100 cases recovered today), 337 deaths; Baramulla has 5348 positive cases (including 63 cases reported today) with 1316 Active Positive, 3895 recovered (including 50 cases recovered today), 137 deaths; Pulwama reported 4477 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 271 active positive cases, 4127 recovered (including 13 cases recovered today), 79 deaths; Kulgam has 2425 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 107 Active Positive, 2272 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today), 46 deaths; Shopian has 2137 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 84 Active Positive, 2018 recovered (including 12 cases recovered today) and 35 deaths; Anantnag district has 4059 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today) with 348 Active Positive, 3640 recovered (including 20 cases recovered today), 71 deaths;  Budgam has 5726 positive cases (including 29 cases reported today) with 378 Active Positive and 5258 recovered (including 48 cases recovered today), 90 deaths; Kupwara has 4135 positive cases (including 37 cases reported today) with 346 Active Positive, 3718 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today), 71 deaths; Bandipora has 3912 positive cases (including 15 cases reported today) with 279 Active Positive, 3591 recovered (including 23 cases reported today), 42 deaths and  Ganderbal has 3359 positive cases (including 18 cases reported today) with 232 active positive cases, 3097 recoveries (including 16 cases recovered today) and 30 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 16452 positive cases (including 112 cases reported today) with 1044 active positive cases, 15168 recoveries (including 124 cases recovered today), 240 deaths; Rajouri has 3146 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 275 active positive cases, 2826 recovered (including 27 cases recovered today), 45 deaths; Ramban has 1533 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 82 active positive, 1439 recoveries and 12 deaths; Kathua has 2348 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 46 Active positive, 2272 recovered (including 13 cases recovered today), 30 deaths; Udhampur has 2596 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 115 active positive cases, 2454 recovered (including 14 cases reported today) and 27 deaths; Samba has 2098 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 391 Active Positive, 1682 recoveries (including 34 cases recovered today) and 25 deaths; Doda has 2542 positive cases (including 15 cases reported today) with 156 active positive cases, 2344 recoveries (including 38 cases recovered today), 42 deaths; Poonch has 2170 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 498 active positive, 1650 recoveries (including 70 cases reported today), 22 deaths; Reasi has 1209 positive cases, with 96 active positive, 1106 recoveries (including 16 cases recovered today) and 07 deaths while Kishtwar has 1790 positive cases (including 38 cases reported today), with 235 active positive cases and 1541 recoveries  (including 31 cases recovered today) and 14 deaths.

According to the bulletin, of the total 89582 positive cases in J&K 9485 have been reported as travelers while 80097 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 1306 COVID dedicated beds, 1170 Isolation beds with 1045 vacant beds and 136 ICU beds where 98 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 2345 COVID dedicated beds, 2197 Isolation beds where 1690 beds are vacant and 148 ICU beds where 118 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 3651 COVID dedicated beds, 3367 Isolation beds with 2735 beds  vacant and 284 ICU beds with 216 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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