JK Reports 126 New COVID-19 Cases, One Death

SRINAGAR: The  Government on Wednesday informed that 126 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 26 from Jammu division and 100 from the Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 324546. Also, one covid death has been reported from Kashmir Division.

Moreover, 103 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 24 from Jammu Division and 79 from Kashmir Division.

Besides this, 63.58 percent of the population above the age of 18 years has been vaccinated across Jammu and Kashmir.

The Bulletin also informs that no new confirmed case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 44 in the UT of J&K.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 324546 positive cases, 1078 are Active Positive, 319064 have recovered and 4404 have died; 2163 in Jammu division and 2241 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 13045835 test results available, 12721289 samples have been tested as negative till today.

Till date 3153917 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 8494 persons in-home quarantine including facilities operated by the government, 1078 in isolation and 435416 in-home surveillance. Besides, 2704525 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 72093 positive cases (including 51 cases reported today) with 293 Active Positive, 70966 recovered (including 35 cases recovered today), 834 deaths; Baramulla has 23834 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 74 Active Positive, 23478 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today), 282 deaths; Budgam reported 23092 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 65 active positive cases, 22821 recovered (including 10 cases recovered today), 206 deaths; Pulwama has 15304 positive cases with 27 Active Positive, 15083 recovered and 194 deaths; Kupwara has 14215 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today), 40 Active Positive, 14009 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today) and 166 deaths;  Anantnag district has 16441 positive cases with 43 Active Positive, 16193 recovered and 205 deaths;  Bandipora has 9620 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today), with 65 Active Positive, 9454 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today) and 101 deaths; Ganderbal has 10087 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 59 Active Positive, 9950 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today) and 78 deaths; Kulgam has 11404 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 52 Active Positive, 11235 recoveries (including 11 cases recovered today) and 117 deaths while as Shopian has 5595 positive cases with 06 active positive cases, 5531 recoveries and 58 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 52987 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 105 active positive cases, 51740 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today), 1142 deaths; Udhampur has 11378 positive cases with 13 active positive cases, 11228 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today) and 137 deaths; Rajouri has 11084 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 53 active positive, 10798 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today) and 233 deaths; Doda has 7513 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 84 Active positive, 7300 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today) and 129 deaths; Kathua has 9283 positive cases with 06 active positive cases, 9122 recovered  and 151 deaths; Samba has 7134 positive cases  with 07 active positive cases, 7007 recoveries  and 120 deaths; Kishtwar has 4748 positive cases with 39 Active Positive, 4665 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today)  and 44 deaths;  Poonch has 6312 positive cases with 28 active positive, 6187 recoveries and 97 deaths;  Ramban has 5986 positive cases with 03 active positive cases, 5916 recoveries and 67 deaths while Reasi has 6436 positive cases with 12 active positive cases, 6381 recoveries and 43 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 324546 positive cases in J&K, 23116 have been reported as travelers while 301430 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 2003 vacant beds and 404 ICU beds where 397 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 3353 COVID dedicated beds, 3074 Isolation beds where 3035 beds are vacant and 279 ICU beds where 256 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 5776 COVID dedicated beds, 5093 Isolation beds with 5038 beds vacant and 683 ICU beds with 653 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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