JK Reports 170 New COVID-19 Cases, Tally Reaches 327466

SRINAGAR: The  Government on Thursday informed that 170 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 41 from Jammu division and 129 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 327466.

Moreover, 98 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 12 from Jammu Division and 86 from Kashmir Division.

Besides this, 75.67 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 Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 327466 positive cases, 1421 are Active Positive, 321630 have recovered and 4415 have died; 2169 in Jammu division and 2246 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 14147712 test results available, 13820246 samples have been tested as negative till today.

Till date 3435469 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 8070 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by the government, 1421 in isolation and 464285 in home surveillance. Besides, 2957278 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 73380 positive cases (including 70 cases reported today) with 698 Active Positive, 71845 recovered (including 57 cases recovered today), 837 deaths; Baramulla has 24122 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 152 Active Positive, 23688 recovered (including 09 cases recovered today), 282 deaths; Budgam reported 23410 positive cases (including 27 cases reported today) with 137 active positive cases, 23066 recovered (including 09 cases recovered today), 207 deaths; Pulwama has 15397 positive cases with 34 Active Positive, 15169 recovered and 194 deaths; Kupwara has 14305 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today), 34 Active Positive, 14105 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today) and 166 deaths;  Anantnag district has 16483 positive cases with 16 Active Positive, 16262 recovered and 205 deaths;  Bandipora has 9690 positive cases with 30 Active Positive, 9559 recoveries and 101 deaths; Ganderbal has 10201 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 35 Active Positive, 10087 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today) and 79 deaths; Kulgam has 11456 positive cases 29 Active Positive, 11310 recoveries and 117 deaths while as Shopian has 5602 positive cases with 03 active positive cases, 5541 recoveries and 58 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 53097 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 59 active positive cases, 51895 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today), 1143 deaths; Udhampur has 11390 positive cases with 05 active positive cases, 11248 recoveries and 137 deaths; Rajouri has 11139 positive cases with 26 active positive, 10877 recoveries  and 236 deaths; Doda has 7690 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 50 Active positive, 7509 recovered and 131 deaths; Kathua has 9288 positive cases with 01 active positive case, 9136 recovered  and 151 deaths; Samba has 7138 positive cases  with 02 active positive cases, 7016 recoveries  and 120 deaths; Kishtwar has 4803 positive cases with 11 Active Positive, 4748 recoveries and 44 deaths;  Poonch has 6340 positive cases with 14 active positive, 6229 recoveries and 97 deaths;  Ramban has 6008 positive cases with 10 active positive cases, 5931 recoveries and 67 deaths while Reasi has 6527 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today) with 75 active positive cases, 6409 recoveries and 43 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 327466 positive cases in J&K, 23308 have been reported as travelers while 304158 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 1971 vacant beds and 404 ICU beds where 398 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 3353 COVID dedicated beds, 3074 Isolation beds where 3006 beds are vacant and 279 ICU beds where 268 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 5776 COVID dedicated beds, 5093 Isolation beds with 4977 beds vacant and 683 ICU beds with 666 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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