JK Reports 97 New COVID-19 Cases, Two Deaths

SRINAGAR: The  Government on Sunday informed that 97 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 21 from Jammu division and 76 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 323422. Also, two Covid deaths have been reported; 01 from Jammu division and 01 from Kashmir division.

Moreover, 110 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 45 from Jammu Division and 65 from Kashmir Division.

Besides this, 99.69 percent of population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across the 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 42 in the UT of J&K.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 323422 positive cases, 1288 are Active Positive, 317737 have recovered and 4397 have died; 2157 in Jammu division and 2240 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 12577021 test results available, 12253599 samples have been tested as negative till today.

Till date 3052103 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 8231 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1288 in isolation and 394414 in home surveillance. Besides, 2643773 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 71822 positive cases (including 28 cases reported today) with 323 Active Positive, 70665 recovered (including 31 cases recovered today), 834 deaths; Baramulla has 23758 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 73 Active Positive, 23403 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today), 282 deaths; Budgam reported 23023 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 83 active positive cases, 22734 recovered (including 09 cases recovered today), 206 deaths; Pulwama has 15260 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 43 Active Positive, 15023 recovered and 194 deaths; Kupwara has 14154 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today), 37 Active Positive, 13951 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today), 166 deaths;  Anantnag district has 16374 positive cases with 35 Active Positive, 16134 recovered (including 04 cases recovered today), 205 deaths;  Bandipora has 9556 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today), with 51 Active Positive, 9405 recoveries and 100 deaths; Ganderbal has 10024 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 76 Active Positive, 9870 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today) and 78 deaths; Kulgam has 11337 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 40 Active Positive, 11180 recoveries (including 09 cases recovered today) and 117 deaths while as Shopian has 5591 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 07 active positive cases, 5526 recoveries and 58 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 52911 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 129 active positive cases, 51641 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today), 1141 deaths; Udhampur has 11365 positive cases with 46 active positive cases, 11182 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today) and 137 deaths; Rajouri has 11025 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 59 active positive, 10737 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today) and 229 deaths; Doda has 7413 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 91 Active positive, 7194 recovered (including 11 cases recovered today) and 128 deaths; Kathua has 9273 positive cases with 09 active positive cases, 9113 recovered  and 151 deaths; Samba has 7130 positive cases  with 08 active positive cases, 7002 recoveries  and 120 deaths; Kishtwar has 4709 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 49 Active Positive, 4616 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today)  and 44 deaths;  Poonch has 6291 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 30 active positive, 6164 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today)  and 97 deaths;  Ramban has 5981 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 05 active positive cases, 5909 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today) and 67 deaths while Reasi has 6425 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 94 active positive cases, 6288 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today) and 43 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 323422 positive cases in J&K, 23067 have been reported as travelers while 300355 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 2000 vacant beds and 404 ICU beds where 393 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 3353 COVID dedicated beds, 3074 Isolation beds where 3042 beds are vacant and 279 ICU beds where 255 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 5776 COVID dedicated beds, 5093 Isolation beds with 5042 beds vacant and 683 ICU beds with 648 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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