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J&K reports 308 new positive Cases, 6 deaths

Jammu: The Government on Tuesday informed that308 new positive cases of

novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 174 from Jammu division and 134 from Kashmir

division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in

Jammu and Kashmir to 118803. Also 06 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 05 from

Jammu division and 01 from Kashmir Division.

Moreover, 281 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various

hospitals including 111 from Jammu Division and 170 from Kashmir Division.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 118803

positive cases, 3646 are Active Positive, 113307 have recovered and 1850 have died; 681

in Jammu division and 1169 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 3581035 test results available, 3462232 samples

have been tested as negative till December 22, 2020.

Till date 852990 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 18844

persons in-home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 3646 in

isolation and 28182 in-home surveillance. Besides, 800468 persons have completed

their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 24816 positive cases

(including 65cases reported today) with 679 Active Positive, 23694 recovered

(including52 cases recovered today), 443 deaths; Baramulla has 7866 positive cases

(including 14 cases reported today) with 162 Active Positive, 7534 recovered (including

23 cases recovered today), 170deaths; Pulwama reported 5440 positive cases (including

12 case reported today) with 184 active positive cases, 5168 recovered (including 18

cases recovered today), 88 deaths; Kulgam has 2644 positive cases (including 04 case

reported today) with 67 Active Positive, 2524 recoveries and 53 deaths; Shopian has

2462 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 88 Active Positive, 2337

recovered and 37 deaths; Anantnag district has 4748positive cases (including 04 cases

reported today) with 121 Active Positive, 4545 recovered (including 10cases recovered

today), 82 deaths;  Budgam has 7454 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today)

with 185 Active Positive and 7163 recovered (including 23 cases recovered today), 106

deaths; Kupwara has 5457 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 147

Active Positive, 5221 recovered (including 15cases recovered today), 89 deaths;

Bandipora has 4617 positive cases  with 98 Active Positive, 4461 recovered (including 03

cases recovered today), 58 deaths and Ganderbal has 4431 positive cases (including 04

cases reported today) with 111 active positive cases, 4277recoveries (including 26 cases

recovered today) and 43 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 23051positive cases (including 99 cases reported today) with 852

active positive cases, 21853 recoveries (including 28 cases recovered today), 346 deaths;

Rajouri has 3787 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 224 active

positive cases, 3509 recovered (including 10 cases recovered today), 54 deaths; Ramban

has 2072 positive cases with 40 active positive, 2011 recoveries and 21 deaths; Kathua

has 3121 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 84 Active positive, 2989

recovered (including 13 cases recovered today), 48 deaths; Udhampur has 4037 positive

cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 128 active positive cases, 3852 recovered

(including 31 cases recovered today) and 57 deaths; Samba has 2695 positive cases

(including 14 cases reported today) with 229 Active Positive, 2429 recoveriesand 37

deaths; Doda has 3348 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 82 active

positive cases, 3205 recoveries (including 12 cases recovered today), 61 deaths; Poonch

has 2436 positive cases (including 02cases reported today) with 29 active positive, 2385

recoveriesand 22 deaths; Reasi has 1611 positive cases with 61 active positive,

1536recoveries  and 14 deaths while Kishtwar has 2710 positive cases with 75 active

positive cases and 2614 recoveries (including 17 cases recovered today) and 21 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 118803 positive cases, 11147 have been

reported as travellers while 107656 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 1321 COVID dedicated beds, 1185 Isolation beds with

1075 vacant beds and 136 ICU beds where 92 beds are vacant in Jammu division while

there are 2345 COVID dedicated beds, 2197 Isolation beds where 1898 beds are vacant

and 148 ICU beds where 122 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are total of

3666 COVID dedicated beds, 3382 Isolation beds with 2973 beds vacant and 284 ICU

beds with 214 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Central Government is continuously monitoring the evolving situation of Covid-19

in the Union Territory and is providing all necessary support towards effective

containment of the spread of Covid-19 and better clinical management of positive cases.

The government has also started free tele-consultation general OPD services by

Besides, 24×7 Rapid Antigen Testing facility for COVID-19 has been started outside the

emergency of GMC Hospital Jammu. The facility will be very useful for segregation of

patients in emergency wing of GMC Jammu.

Meanwhile, a 24×7 COVID Control Room has been set up for redressal of the grievances

related to COVID-19 positive patients admitted in the Associated Hospitals of

Government Medical College, Jammu and Government Hospital, Gandhi Nagar,

Jammu. Patients or attendants can call at 0191– 258 5444 (Control Room), Exchange:

0191-258 2626 / 258 5542 / 258 4290 /258 4291 / 258 4292 / 258 4293/ 258 4294 for

assistance.

The bulletin has informed the people that, the best way to protect themselves from

COVID-19 is by maintaining physical distance of at least 2 meter from others, frequently

cleaning hands with an alcohol based hand sanitizer or washing them with soap and

water and following good respiratory etiquette and hygiene.

 

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