JK Reports 148 New COVID-19 Cases, One Death

SRINAGAR: The  Government on Friday informed that 148 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 28 from Jammu division and 120 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 328738. Also, 01 COVID death has been reported from Kashmir Division.

Moreover, 159 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 29 from Jammu Division and 130 from Kashmir Division.

Besides this, 80.52 percent of the population above the age of 18 years has been vaccinated across Jammu and Kashmir.

The Bulletin also informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 46 in the UT of J&K.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 328738 positive cases, 1605 are Active Positive, 322713 have recovered and 4420 have died; 2172 in Jammu division and 2248 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 14566269 test results available, 14237506 samples have been tested as negative till today.

Till date 3499831 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 7442 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1605 in isolation and 461845 in home surveillance. Besides, 3024519 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 73972 positive cases (including 66 cases reported today) with 783 Active Positive, 72351 recovered (including 96 cases recovered today), 838 deaths; Baramulla has 24254 positive cases (including 17 cases reported today) with 169 Active Positive, 23803 recovered (including 10 cases recovered today), 282 deaths; Budgam reported 23531 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 163 active positive cases, 23161 recovered (including 10 cases recovered today), 207 deaths; Pulwama has 15441 positive cases with 42 Active Positive, 15205 recovered and 194 deaths; Kupwara has 14337 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today), 32 Active Positive, 14139 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today) and 166 deaths;  Anantnag district has 16511 positive cases with 23 Active Positive, 16283 recovered and 205 deaths;  Bandipora has 9717 positive cases with 29 Active Positive, 9586 recoveries and 102 deaths; Ganderbal has 10284 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 86 Active Positive, 10119 recoveries and 79 deaths; Kulgam has 11476 positive cases 21 Active Positive, 11338 recoveries and 117 deaths while as Shopian has 5606 positive cases with 04 active positive cases, 5544 recoveries and 58 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 53135 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 57 active positive cases, 51935 recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today), 1143 deaths; Udhampur has 11397 positive cases with 09 active positive cases, 11251 recoveries and 137 deaths; Rajouri has 11160 positive cases with 21 active positive, 10902 recoveries  and 237 deaths; Doda has 7743 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 65 Active positive, 7545 recovered and 133 deaths; Kathua has 9290 positive cases with 02 active positive case, 9137 recovered  and 151 deaths; Samba has 7146 positive cases  with 07 active positive cases, 7019 recoveries  and 120 deaths; Kishtwar has 4810 positive cases with 11 Active Positive, 4755 recoveries and 44 deaths;  Poonch has 6344 positive cases with 04 active positive, 6243 recoveries and 97 deaths;  Ramban has 6017 positive cases with 10 active positive cases, 5940 recoveries and 67 deaths while Reasi has 6567 positive cases with 67 active positive cases, 6457 recoveries and 43 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 328738 positive cases in J&K, 23422 have been reported as travelers while 305316 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 2005 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 3012 beds are vacant and 279 ICU beds where 258 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 5776 COVID dedicated beds, 5093 Isolation beds with 5017 beds vacant and 683 ICU beds with 655 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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