JK Reports 179 New Covid-19 Cases, One Death

SRINAGAR: The Government on Saturday informed that 179 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 62 from Jammu division and 117 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 319755.Also 01 COVID-19 death has been reported from Jammu Division.

Moreover, 277 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 113 from Jammu Division and 164 from Kashmir Division.

Besides this, 99.17 percent of population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across the Jammu and Kashmir.

The Bulletin also informs that No case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 33 in the UT of J&K.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 319755 positive cases, 2017 are Active Positive, 313375 have recovered and 4363 have died; 2132 in Jammu division and 2231 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 1096788 test results available, 10647733 samples have been tested as negative till today.

Till date 2620984 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 9180 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2017 in isolation and 304861 in home surveillance. Besides, 2300563 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 70917 positive cases (including 59 cases reported today) with 439 Active Positive, 69646 recovered (including 61 cases recovered today), 832 deaths; Baramulla has 23484 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 172 Active Positive, 23032 recovered (including 06 cases recovered today), 280 deaths; Budgam reported 22799 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 96 active positive cases, 22499 recovered (including 16 cases recovered today), 204 deaths; Pulwama has 15095 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 88 Active Positive, 14814 recovered (including 23 cases recovered today) and 193deaths; Kupwara has 13994 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today), 71 Active Positive, 13758 recoveries (including 12 cases recovered today), 165 deaths; Anantnag district has 16277 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 101 Active Positive, 15971 recovered (including 08 cases recovered today), 205 deaths; Bandipora has 9430 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today), with 72 Active Positive, 9258 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today), 100 deaths; Ganderbal has 9802 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 88 Active Positive, 9637 recoveries (including 22 cases recovered today) and 77 deaths; Kulgam has 11209 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 51 Active Positive, 11041 recoveries (including 10 cases recovered today) and 117 deaths while as Shopian has 5572 positive caseswith 09 active positive cases, 5505recoveriesand 58 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 52637 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 195 active positive cases, 51304 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today), 1138 deaths; Udhampur has 11256 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today), 44 active positive cases, 11079 recoveries (including 09 cases recovered today) and 133 deaths; Rajouri has 10850 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) 85 active positive, 10541 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today) and 224 deaths; Doda has 7117 positive cases (including 15 cases reported today) with 160 Active positive, 6834 recovered (including 16 cases recovered today) and 123 deaths; Kathua has 9253 positive cases(including 01 cases reported today) with 15 active positive cases, 9089 recovered (including 08 cases recovered today)and 149 deaths; Samba has 7116positive caseswith 38 active positive cases, 6959 recoveriesand 119 deaths; Kishtwar has 4591 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 60 Active Positive, 4488 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today) and 43 deaths; Poonch has 6220 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 94 active positive, 6032 recoveries (including 09 cases recovered today) and 94 deaths; Ramban has 5940 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 67 active positive cases, 5807 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today)and 66 deaths while Reasi has 6196 positive cases (including 01 cases recovered today)with 72 active positive cases, 6081recoveries (including 48 cases recovered today)and 43 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 319755 positive cases in J&K, 22757 have been reported as travelers while 296998 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 1974 vacant beds and 404 ICU beds where 390 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 3353 COVID dedicated beds, 3074 Isolation beds where 3000 beds are vacant and 279 ICU beds where 232 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 5776 COVID dedicated beds, 5093 Isolation beds with 4974 beds vacant and 683 ICU beds with 622 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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