JK Reports 142 New Covid-19 Cases, Tally Reaches 322428

SRINAGAR: The Government on Saturday informed that 142 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 59 from Jammu division and 83 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 322428.

Moreover, 136 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 49 from Jammu Division and 87 from Kashmir Division.

Besides this, 99.56 percent of population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across the Jammu and Kashmir.

The Bulletin also informs that no new  case of Mucormycosis has been reported today. The total number of confirmed cases remains to 37 in the UT of J&K.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 322428 positive cases, 1410 are Active Positive, 316632 have recovered and 4386 have died; 2148 in Jammu division and 2238 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 12133916 test results available, 11811488 samples have been tested as negative till today.

Till date 2948372 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 7768 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1410 in isolation and 358055 in home surveillance. Besides, 2576753 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 71605 positive cases (including 36 cases reported today) with 345 Active Positive, 70427 recovered (including 30 cases recovered today), 833 deaths; Baramulla has 23695 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 119 Active Positive, 23294 recovered (including 19 cases recovered today), 282 deaths; Budgam reported 22954 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 79 active positive cases, 22669 recovered (including 12 cases recovered today), 206 deaths; Pulwama has 15226 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 52 Active Positive, 14980 recovered (including 09 cases recovered today) and 194 deaths; Kupwara has 14110 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today), 36 Active Positive, 13909 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today), 165 deaths;  Anantnag district has 16341 positive cases with 32 Active Positive, 16104 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today), 205 deaths;  Bandipora has 9512 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today), with 47 Active Positive, 9365 recoveries and 100 deaths; Ganderbal has 9966 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 72 Active Positive, 9816 recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today) and 78 deaths; Kulgam has 11290 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 38 Active Positive, 11135 recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today) and 117 deaths while as Shopian has 5586 positive cases with 06 active positive cases, 5522 recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today) and 58 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 52839 positive cases (including 15 cases reported today) with 129 active positive cases, 51571 recoveries (including 09 cases recovered today), 1139 deaths; Udhampur has 11337 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today), 48 active positive cases, 11153 recoveries (including 06case recovered today) and 136 deaths; Rajouri has 10977 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 67 active positive, 10683 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today) and 227 deaths; Doda has 7340 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 135 Active positive, 7078 recovered (including 11 cases recovered today) and 127 deaths; Kathua has 9265 positive cases with 04 active positive cases, 9110 recoveredand 151 deaths; Samba has 7124 positive caseswith 03 active positive cases, 7002 recoveries  and 119 deaths; Kishtwar has 4672 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 44 Active Positive, 4584 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today)  and 44 deaths;  Poonch has 6277 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 31 active positive, 6150 recoveries (including 01cases recovered today)  and 96 deaths;  Ramban has 5978 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 21 active positive cases, 5891 recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today) and 66 deaths while Reasi has 6334 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 102 active positive cases, 6189 recoveries (including 14 cases recovered today) and 43 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 322428 positive cases in J&K, 22935 have been reported as travelers while 299493 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 2001 vacant beds and 404 ICU beds where 394 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 3353 COVID dedicated beds, 3074 Isolation beds where 3045 beds are vacant and 279 ICU beds where 243 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 5776 COVID dedicated beds, 5093 Isolation beds with 5046 beds vacant and 683 ICU beds with 637 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.


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