|Death toll due to COVID-19 in JK reached 105 as four more die, 198 fresh cases reported|
|Positive cases 7695, active positive 2734, recovered 4856 |
|Jehangir Rashid |
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, July 1: The death toll due to the Corona Virus in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reached 105 today as four more persons died due to the virus. At the same time 198 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported today.
Reports said that fresh Corona Virus deaths were reported from Eidgah-Srinagar, Bijbehara-Anantnag, Sopore-Baramulla and Jammu. So far 92 people have died due to COVID-19 in Kashmir while as the number of such deaths are 13. Srinagar has maximum number of deaths and that is 25.
Reports said that Baramulla reported 49 fresh cases of Corona Virus followed by Shopian and Srinagar 32 cases each, Pulwama 24 cases, Kupwara 16 cases, Ganderbal and Jammu 11 cases each, Anantnag eight cases, Budgam six cases, Doda three cases, Samba and Rajouri two cases each and Kulgam & Udhampur one case each.
The Jammu & Kashmir government through the media bulletin informed that 198 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 19 from Jammu division and 179 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 7,695. Also four COVID-19 deaths, three from Kashmir Division and one from Jammu Division have been reported.
Moreover, 134 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, eight from Jammu Division and 126 from Kashmir Division. Out of 7,695 positive cases, 2,734 are active positive, 4,856 have recovered and 105 have died; 13 in Jammu division and 92 in Kashmir division. The bulletin further said that out of 3, 71,486 test results available, 3, 63,791 samples have tested as negative till date.
Additionally, till date 2, 85,126 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 40,118 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 35 in hospital quarantine, 2,734 in hospital isolation and 46,475 under home surveillance. Besides, 1, 95,659 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 971 positive cases, 591 active positive, 355 recovered, 25 deaths; Baramulla has 909 positive cases, 507 active positive, 385 recovered, 17 deaths; Kulgam has 831 positive cases, 221 active positive, 597 recovered, 13 deaths; Shopian has 800 positive cases, 205 active positive, 583 recovered, 12 deaths; Anantnag district has 674 positive cases, 115 active positive, 551 recovered, eight deaths.
“Kupwara has 553 positive cases, 136 active positive, 412 recovered, five deaths; Pulwama has 508 positive cases, 255 active positive, 249 recovered, four deaths; Budgam has 422 positive cases, 181 active positive, 234 recovered, seven deaths; Bandipora has 294 positive cases, 31 active positive, 262 recovered, one death and Ganderbal has 103 positive cases, 41 active positive, 62 recoveries,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 359 positive cases, 68 active positive, 283 recovered, eight deaths; Udhampur has 280 positive cases, 107 active positive, 172 recovered, one death; Kathua has 232 positive cases, 70 active positive, 161 recovered, one death; Ramban has 222 positive cases, 39 active positive, 183 recoveries; Samba has 147 positive cases 48 active positive, 99 recovered.
“Poonch has 123 positive cases, 20 active positive, 102 recovered, one death; Rajouri has 115 positive cases, 54 active positive, 60 recovered, one death; Doda has 80 positive cases, 20 active positive, 59 recovered, one death; Reasi has 45 positive cases, 19 active positive, 26 recovered and Kishtwar has 27 positive cases, six active positive, 21 recovered,” reads the bulletin. Out of 7,695 positive cases, 2,339 have been reported as travelers.
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 metres 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. As a measure for social distancing in public places and workplaces wearing a face cover is compulsory.