|With 15708 recoveries 67 percent Corona Virus patients recover in JK |
|Positive cases 23454, active positive 7310, deaths 436 |
|Jehangir Rashid |
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Aug 6: Around 67 percent Corona Virus patients have recovered in the union territory of Jammu even though the cases as well as deaths associated with COVID-19 continue to assume centre stage in the union territory.
Official figures say that 15,708 COVID-19 patients have recovered in Jammu & Kashmir. In the past 24 hours, 10 more people died due to virus and with this the number of casualties has reached 436. Today 499 fresh cases of Corona Virus were reported and as such the number of positive cases reached 23,454.
Srinagar and Pulwama reported three deaths each followed by Jammu two deaths and a death each in Anantnag and Rajouri. So far 436 COVID-19 deaths have taken place in Jammu & Kashmir. In Kashmir 402 deaths have occurred with the number of deaths in Jammu being 34. Srinagar tops the graph with 144 deaths.
Srinagar reported 113 fresh cases of Corona Virus followed by Anantnag 73 cases, Budgam 52 cases, Jammu 51 cases, Bandipora 49 cases, Baramulla 44 cases, Ganderbal 41 cases, Kulgam 20 cases, Kupwara 17 cases, Pulwama nine cases, Shopian eight cases, Kathua six cases, Rajouri and Samba five cases each, Udhampur and Kishtwar two cases each and Ramban & Poonch one case each.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 499 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 73 from Jammu division and 426 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 23,454. Also 10 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; three from Jammu division and seven from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 464 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 105 from Jammu Division and 359 from Kashmir Division. Out of 23,454 positive cases, 7,310 are active positive, 15,708 have recovered and 436 have died; 34 in Jammu division and 402 in Kashmir division. Out of 6, 86,808 test results available, 6, 63,354 samples have tested negative till date.
Additionally, till date 3, 81,410 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 43,098 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 7,310 in isolation and 43,640 under home surveillance. Besides, 2, 86,926 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 5,699 positive cases, 2,375 active positive, 3,180 recovered, 144 deaths; Baramulla has 2,041 positive cases, 410 active positive, 1,558 recovered, 73 deaths; Pulwama has 1,743 positive cases, 722 active positive, 994 recovered, 27 deaths; Kulgam has 1,572 positive cases, 166 active positive, 1,377 recovered, 29 deaths; Shopian has 1,500 positive cases, 193 active positive, 1,283 recovered, 24 deaths.
“Anantnag has 1,490 positive cases, 309 active positive, 1,153 recovered, 28 deaths; Budgam has 1,438 positive cases, 455 active positive, 950 recovered, 33 deaths; Kupwara has 1,181 positive cases, 203 active positive, 957 recovered, 21 deaths; Bandipora has 914 positive cases, 345 active positive, 553 recovered, 16 deaths and Ganderbal has 603 positive cases, 262 active positive, 334 recovered, seven deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 1,412 positive cases, 655 active positive, 734 recovered, 23 deaths; Rajouri has 751 positive cases, 260 active positive, 488 recovered, three deaths; Udhampur has 595 positive cases, 203 active positive, 390 recovered, two deaths; Ramban has 575 positive cases, 128 active positive, 446 recovered, one death; Kathua has 565 positive cases, 109 active positive, 455 recovered, one death.
“Samba has 467 positive cases, 170 active positive, 296 recovered, one death; Doda has 299 positive cases, 79 active positive, 218 recovered, two deaths; Poonch has 252 positive cases, 90 active positive, 161 recovered, one death; Reasi has 198 positive cases, 127 active positive, 71 recovered and Kishtwar has 159 positive cases, 49 active positive, 110 recovered,” reads the bulletin. Out of 23454 positive cases, 4,778 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.