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JK reports 536 fresh cases of Corona Virus; four more die in past 24 hours
Positive cases 93213, active positive 6976, recovered 84782, casualties 1455
10/29/2020 12:04:19 AM
Jehangir Rashid

Early Times Report

SRINAGAR, Oct 28: The union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reported 536 new cases of Corona Virus following which the total number of positive cases reached 93,213 today. The death toll reached 1455 as four more patients died in past 24 hours.
Srinagar district reported 131 fresh cases of COVID-19 followed by Jammu district 118 cases, Baramulla district 73 cases, Kupwara district 30 cases, Budgam district 27 cases, Ganderbal district 25 cases, Kishtwar district 18 cases, Kathua district 14 cases, Anantnag district 13 cases, Pulwama, Bandipora and Samba districts 12 cases each, Reasi district 11 cases, Shopian and Ramban districts eight cases each, Kulgam and Udhampur districts six cases each, Poonch district five cases, Doda district four cases and Rajouri district three cases.
Jammu district reported two fresh deaths of Corona Virus followed by a death each in Srinagar and Kathua districts. So far 968 virus deaths have occurred in the Kashmir valley while as in Jammu division the number of such deaths is 487.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 536 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 199 from Jammu division and 337 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 93,213. Also four COVID-19 deaths have been reported; three from Jammu division and one from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 546 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 213 from Jammu Division and 333 from Kashmir Division. Out of 93,213 positive cases, 6,976 are active positive, 84,782 have recovered and 1,455 have died; 487 in Jammu division and 968 in Kashmir division.
Out of 22, 38,671 test results available, 21, 45,458 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 6, 52,350 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 16,923 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 6,976 in isolation and 46,271 in home surveillance. Besides, 5, 80,725 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 18,977 positive cases, 1,651 active positive, 16,978 recovered, 348 deaths; Budgam has 5,926 positive cases, 294 active positive, 5,540 recovered, 92 deaths; Baramulla has 5,795 positive cases, 1,457 active positive, 4,195 recovered, 143 deaths; Pulwama has 4,609 positive cases, 198 active positive, 4,331 recovered, 80 deaths; Kupwara has 4,350 positive cases, 395 active positive, 3,883 recovered, 72 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,202 positive cases, 264 active positive, 3,864 recovered, 74 deaths; Bandipora has 4,006 positive cases, 231 active positive, 3,729 recovered, 46 deaths; Ganderbal has 3,484 positive cases, 191 active positive, 3,261 recovered, 32 deaths; Kulgam has 2,466 positive cases, 90 active positive, 2,330 recovered, 46 deaths and Shopian has 2,186 positive cases, 86 active positive, 2,065 recovered, 35 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 17,240 positive cases, 861 active positive, 16,126 recovered, 253 deaths; Rajouri has 3,182 positive cases, 86 active positive, 3,050 recovered, 46 deaths; Udhampur has 2,649 positive cases, 106 active positive, 2,513 recovered, 30 deaths; Doda has 2,628 positive cases, 130 active positive, 2,453 recovered, 45 deaths; Kathua has 2,410 positive cases, 49 active positive, 2,330 recovered, 31 deaths.
“Poonch has 2,231 positive cases, 249 active positive, 1,960 recovered, 22 deaths; Samba has 2,155 positive cases, 299 active positive, 1,831 recovered, 25 deaths; Kishtwar has 1,884 positive cases, 175 active positive, 1,695 recovered, 14 deaths; Ramban has 1,575 positive cases, 61 active positive, 1,501 recovered, 13 deaths and Reasi has 1,258 positive cases, 103 active positive, 1,147 recovered, eight deaths,” reads the bulletin. Out of 93,213 positive cases 9,686 have been reported as travellers.
The bulletin has informed the people that, the best way to protect themselves from COVID-19 is by maintaining physical distance of at least two meters 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.
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