JK Reports 166 New COVID-19 Cases, One Death

SRINAGAR: The  Government on Friday informed that 166 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 44 from Jammu division and 122 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 324813. Also one Covid death has been reported from Jammu Division.

Moreover, 76 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 36 from Jammu Division and 40 from Kashmir Division.

Besides this, 64.30 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 Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 324813 positive cases, 1149 are Active Positive, 319259 have recovered and 4405 have died; 2164 in Jammu division and 2241 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 13161386 test results available, 12836573 samples have been tested as negative till today.

Till date, 3174768 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 7711 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by the government, 1149 in isolation and 443552 in home surveillance. Besides, 2717951 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 72185 positive cases (including 57 cases reported today) with 347 Active Positive, 71004 recovered (including 11 cases recovered today), 834 deaths; Baramulla has 23862 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 88 Active Positive, 23492 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today), 282 deaths; Budgam reported 23127 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today) with 89 active positive cases, 22832 recovered (including 03 cases recovered today), 206 deaths; Pulwama has 15316 positive cases with 39 Active Positive, 15083 recovered and 194 deaths; Kupwara has 14226 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today), 38 Active Positive, 14022 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today) and 166 deaths;  Anantnag district has 16442 positive cases with 37 Active Positive, 16200 recovered and 205 deaths;  Bandipora has 9623 positive cases with 50 Active Positive, 9472 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today) and 101 deaths; Ganderbal has 10107 positive cases (including 17 cases reported today) with 59 Active Positive, 9970 recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today) and 78 deaths; Kulgam has 11406 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 51 Active Positive, 11238 recoveries and 117 deaths while as Shopian has 5597 positive cases with 06 active positive cases, 5533 recoveries and 58 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 53003 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 96 active positive cases, 51765 recoveries (including 10 cases recovered today), 1142 deaths; Udhampur has 11380 positive cases with 11 active positive cases, 11232 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today) and 137 deaths; Rajouri has 11088 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 43 active positive, 10811 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today) and 234 deaths; Doda has 7526 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 87 Active positive, 7310 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today) and 129 deaths; Kathua has 9285 positive cases with 11 active positive cases, 9123 recovered  and 151 deaths; Samba has 7134 positive cases  with 03 active positive cases, 7011 recoveries  and 120 deaths; Kishtwar has 4766 positive cases with 52 Active Positive, 4670 recoveries and 44 deaths;  Poonch has 6315 positive cases with 27 active positive, 6191 recoveries and 97 deaths;  Ramban has 5987 positive cases with 04 active positive cases, 5916 recoveries and 67 deaths while Reasi has 6438 positive cases with 11 active positive cases, 6384 recoveries and 43 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 324813 positive cases in J&K, 23132 have been reported as travelers while 301681 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 2007 vacant beds and 404 ICU beds where 400 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 3353 COVID dedicated beds, 3074 Isolation beds where 3043 beds are vacant and 279 ICU beds where 253 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 5776 COVID dedicated beds, 5093 Isolation beds with 5050 beds vacant and 683 ICU beds with 653 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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