|COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 93% in JK following 635 more recoveries, 492 new cases|
|Positive cases 99844, active positive 5415, recovered 92880, casualties 1549 |
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Nov 10: The COVID-19 recovery rate in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reached 93 percent today after 635 virus affected patients were discharged from the different hospitals. The total number of positive cases reached 99,844 after 492 new cases were reported; the death toll reached 1549 following seven fresh deaths.
Srinagar district reported 131 new cases of Corona Virus followed by Jammu district 93 cases, Budgam district 38 cases, Ganderbal district 36 cases, Baramulla and Kishtwar districts 28 cases each, Udhampur district 24 cases, Anantnag district 18 cases, Kupwara and Kathua districts 14 cases each, Doda district 12 cases, Samba district 11 cases, Bandipora district 10 cases, Pulwama district nine cases, Ramban district eight cases, Reasi district six cases, Rajouri and Poonch districts five cases each and Kulgam & Shopian districts one case each.
Srinagar and Bandipora districts reported two fresh COVID-19 deaths followed by a death each in Jammu, Baramulla and Pulwama districts. So far 1,029 people have died due to the virus in Kashmir valley while as in Jammu division the number of such deaths is 520.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 492 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 206 from Jammu division and 286 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 99,844. Also seven COVID-19 deaths have been reported; one from Jammu division and six from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 635 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 200 from Jammu Division and 435 from Kashmir Division. Out of 99,844 positive cases, 5,415 are active positive, 92,880 have recovered and 1,549 have died; 520 in Jammu division and 1,029 in Kashmir division.
Out of 25, 29,786 test results available, 24, 29,942 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 6, 98,310 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 15,844 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 5,415 in isolation and 41,306 in home surveillance. Besides, 6, 34,196 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 20,705 positive cases, 1,405 active positive, 18,917 recovered, 383 deaths; Baramulla has 6,554 positive cases, 810 active positive, 5,593 recovered, 151 deaths; Budgam has 6,314 positive cases, 301 active positive, 5,918 recovered, 95 deaths; Pulwama has 4,793 positive cases, 144 active positive, 4,565 recovered, 84 deaths; Kupwara has 4,702 positive cases, 424 active positive, 4,203 recovered, 75 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,345 positive cases, 181 active positive, 4,089 recovered, 75 deaths; Bandipora has 4,167 positive cases, 165 active positive, 3,954 recovered, 48 deaths; Ganderbal has 3,803 positive cases, 284 active positive, 3,484 recovered, 35 deaths; Kulgam has 2,529 positive cases, 85 active positive, 2,396 recovered, 48 deaths and Shopian has 2,264 positive cases, 89 active positive, 2,140 recovered, 35 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 18,562 positive cases, 622 active positive, 17,669 recovered, 271 deaths; Rajouri has 3,274 positive cases, 87 active positive cases, 3,139 recovered, 48 deaths; Udhampur has 2887 positive cases, 197 active positive, 2,658 recovered, 32 deaths; Doda has 2,742 positive cases, 100 active positive, 2594 recovered, 48 deaths; Kathua has 2,539 positive cases, 61 active positive, 2,445 recovered, 33 deaths.
“Poonch has 2,317 positive cases, 72 active positive, 2,223 recovered, 22 deaths; Samba has 2,236 positive cases, 71 active positive, 2,140 recovered, 25 deaths; Kishtwar has 2,075 positive cases, 156 active positive, 1,904 recovered, 15 deaths; Ramban has 1,697 positive cases, 97 active positive, 1,582 recovered, 18 deaths and Reasi has 1,339 positive cases, 64 active positive, 1,267 recovered, eight deaths,” reads the bulletin. Out of 99,844 positive cases in J&K, 10,105 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 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.