SRINAGAR: The Government on Saturday informed that 1606 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 887 from Jammu division and 719 from the Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 445497. Also, 04 Covid deaths have been reported; 02 from Jammu Division and 02 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover,5019 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 1166from the Jammu Division and3853 from Kashmir Division.
The Bulletin also informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed casesremains51 across J&K.
On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 39,626doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to2,07,29,911.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 445497 positive cases, 20663are Active Positive (6570in Jammu Division and 14094in Kashmir Division), 420128 have recovered and 4706 have died; 2302 in Jammu division and 2404in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 21787763 test results available, 445497 samples have tested positive and 21342266 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 73,948 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.
Till date, 5856535 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 30184persons in-home quarantine including facilities operated by the government, 20663 in isolation and 433848 in-home surveillance. Besides, 5367134 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 212 cases, Baramulla reported 113 cases, Budgam reported 75 cases, Pulwama reported 47 cases, Kupwara reported 63 cases, Anantnag reported 86 cases, Bandipora reported 45 cases, Ganderbal reported 35 cases, Kulgam reported 33cases while as Shopian reported 10 fresh cases for today.
Similarly, Jammu reported 307 cases, Reasi reported 09 cases for today, Udhampur reported 46 cases, Rajouri reported 24 cases, Doda reported 259 cases, Kathua reported 24 cases, Samba reported 94 cases, Poonch reported 19 cases, Kishtwar reported 26 cases while as Ramban reported 79 fresh cases for today.
Moreover, the bulletin also highlights that against the availability of 5038 dedicated level 1 & level 2 COVID beds, only 413(8.19%) are occupied.
The bulletin informs that in case of any help, the general public can call J&K UT Centralised Health Helpline- Toll-Free No. 104.In case of emergency, people can avail free ambulance services 24×7 by calling toll free number 108 while as pregnant women and sick infants can avail free services by dialling toll free number 102, the bulletin reads.
It also informs that the public can reach the national helpline by dialling 1075.
Further, the bulletin also informs the public that for any kind of COVID-19 query, logon to www.covidrelief.jk.gov.in.
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