JK Reports 144 New COVID-19 Cases, Tally Reaches 322286

SRINAGAR: The Government on Friday informed that 144 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 50 from Jammu division and 94 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 322286.

Moreover, 98 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 29 from Jammu Division and 69 from Kashmir Division.

Besides this, 99.54 percent of the population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across Jammu and Kashmir.

The Bulletin also informs that two new confirmed case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the taking the total number of confirmed cases remains to 37 in the UT of J&K.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 322286 positive cases, 1404 are Active Positive, 316496 have recovered and 4386 have died; 2148 in the Jammu division and 2238 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 12072911 test results available, 11750625 samples have been tested as negative till today.

Till date 2932659 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 7888 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1404 in isolation and 352950 in home surveillance. Besides, 2566031 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 71569 positive cases (including 33 cases reported today) with 339 Active Positive, 70397 recovered (including 31 cases recovered today), 833 deaths; Baramulla has 23692 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 135 Active Positive, 23275 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today), 282 deaths; Budgam reported 22941 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 78 active positive cases, 22657 recovered (including 09 cases recovered today), 206 deaths; Pulwama has 15217 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 52 Active Positive, 14971 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today) and 194 deaths; Kupwara has 14103 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today), 34 Active Positive, 13904 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today), 165 deaths;  Anantnag district has 16341 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 34 Active Positive, 16102 recovered (including 10cases recovered today), 205 deaths;  Bandipora has 9507 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today), with 42 Active Positive, 9365 recoveries and100 deaths; Ganderbal has 9959 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 73 Active Positive, 9808 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today) and 78 deaths; Kulgam has 11287 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 36 Active Positive, 11134 recoveries and 117 deaths while as Shopian has 5586 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today) with 07 active positive cases, 5521 recoveries and 58 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 52824 positive cases (including 15 cases reported today) with 123 active positive cases, 51562 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today), 1139 deaths; Udhampur has 11329 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today), 46 active positive cases, 11147 recoveries (including 01case recovered today) and 136 deaths; Rajouri has 10971 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 66 active positive, 10678 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today) and 227 deaths; Doda has 7324 positive cases (including 15 cases reported today) with 130 Active positive, 7067 recovered (including 04 cases recovered today) and 127 deaths; Kathua has 9265 positive cases with 04 active positive cases, 9110 recovered (including 01 cases recovered today)  and 151 deaths; Samba has 7124 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today)  with 03 active positive cases, 7002 (including 01 cases recovered today) recoveries  and 119 deaths; Kishtwar has 4665 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 39 Active Positive, 4582 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today)  and 44 deaths;  Poonch has 6274 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today) with 29 active positive, 6149 recoveries (including 01cases recovered today)  and 96 deaths;  Ramban has 5976 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 20 active positive cases, 5890 recoveries (including 10 cases recovered today) and 66 deaths while Reasi has 6332 positive cases with 114 active positive cases, 6175 recoveries and 43 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 322286 positive cases in J&K, 22932 have been reported as travellers while 299354 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 1992 vacant beds and 404 ICU beds where 393 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 3353 COVID dedicated beds, 3074 Isolation beds where 3040 beds are vacant and 279 ICU beds where 242 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 5776 COVID dedicated beds, 5093 Isolation beds with 5032 beds vacant and 683 ICU beds with 635 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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