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With 3 new deaths, J&K’s toll crosses 1800 mark, 246 new cases

With 3 new deaths, J&K’s toll crosses 1800 mark, 246 new cases

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 246 fresh cases, while three more deaths pushed the death toll to 1,802, officials said.
The union territory”s infection tally has reached 1,16,254, of which 4,558 patients are undergoing treatment.

Of the fresh cases, 120 were from Kashmir and 126 from Jammu division, they said.

The officials said Jammu recorded the highest of 87 cases, followed by 58 in Srinagar district.

The number of active cases dropped to 4,558 in the union territory as 387 more patients recovered from the infection. so far, 1,09,894 patients have recovered, the officials said.

The union territory reported three more COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours – two from Jammu and one from Kashmir region.

Moreover,387 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 169 from Jammu Division and 218 from Kashmir Division.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 116254 positive cases, 4558 are Active Positive, 109894 have recovered and 1802 have died; 650 in Jammu division and 1152 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 3366391 test results available, 3250137 samples have been tested as negative till December14, 2020.

Till date 831007 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 22094 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 4558 in isolation and 28693 in home surveillance. Besides, 7738600 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 24317 positive cases (including 58cases reported today) with 1114 Active Positive, 22770 recovered (including 82 cases recovered today), 433 deaths; Baramulla has 7746 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 196 Active Positive, 7381 recovered (including 26 cases recovered today), 169deaths; Pulwama reported 5300 positive cases (including 06 case reported today) with 165 active positive cases, 5047 recovered (including 14 cases recovered today), 88 deaths; Kulgam has 2628 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 67 Active Positive, 2509 recoveries (including 01 caserecovered today), 52 deaths; Shopian has 2431 positive cases with 102 Active Positive, 2292 recovered(including 06 case reported today) and 37 deaths; Anantnag district has 4667positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 102 Active Positive, 4483 recovered (including 11cases recovered today), 82 deaths; Budgam has 7327 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 287 Active Positive and 6935 recovered (including 29 cases recovered today), 105 deaths; Kupwara has 5372 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 175 Active Positive, 5109 recovered (including 10cases recovered today), 88 deaths; Bandipora has 4548 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 113 Active Positive, 4378 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today), 57 deaths and Ganderbal has 4358 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 92 active positive cases, 4225recoveries (including 34 cases recovered today)and 41 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 22257positive cases (including 87 cases reported today) with 802 active positive cases, 21123 recoveries (including 59 cases recovered today), 332 deaths; Rajouri has 3705 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 232 active positive cases, 3420 recovered (including 10 cases recovered today), 53 deaths; Ramban has 2040 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 79 active positive, 1940 recoveries and 21 deaths; Kathua has 3021 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 117 Active positive, 2859 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today), 45 deaths; Udhampur has 3956 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 273 active positive cases, 3630 recovered (including 55 cases recovered today) and 53 deaths; Samba has 2627 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 217 Active Positive, 2376 recoveries and 34 deaths; Doda has 3296 positive cases with 137 active positive cases, 3101 recoveries (including 25 cases recovered today), 58 deaths; Poonch has 2420 positive cases (including 00cases reported today) with 30 active positive, 2368 recoveries and 22 deaths; Reasi has 1567 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today), 110 active positive, 1446recoveries and 11 deaths while Kishtwar has 2671 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 148 active positive cases and 2502 recoveries (including 15 cases recovered today) and 21 deaths.

According to the bulletin, among the total 116254 positive cases in J&K, 11026 have been reported as travellers while 105228 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 1008 vacant beds and 136 ICU beds where 79 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 2345 COVID dedicated beds, 2197 Isolation beds where 1858 beds are vacant and 148 ICU beds where 120 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are total of 3666 COVID dedicated beds, 3382 Isolation beds with 2866 beds vacant and 284 ICU beds with 199 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.


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With 3 new deaths, J&K’s toll crosses 1800 mark, 246 new cases