Early times Report
SRINAGAR, Nov 29: The union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reported 471 new cases of Corona Virus following which the total number of positive cases in the union territory reached 1, 09,854. With five fresh deaths the death toll due to the virus reached 1,685.
Jammu district reported 122 new cases of COVID-19 followed by Srinagar district 86 cases, Baramulla district 31 cases, Udhampur district 26 cases, Rajouri district 24 cases, Doda district 22 cases, Budgam district 21 cases, Kishtwar and Ramban districts 17 cases each, Pulwama district 16 cases, Bandipora and Samba districts 15 cases each, Kupwara and Kathua districts 14 cases each, Anantnag district 12 cases, Shopian district nine cases, Ganderbal district six cases, Poonch district two cases, Kulgam and Reasi districts one case each.
Udhampur in Jammu division reported two Corona Virus deaths in the past 24 hours followed by a death each in Jammu, Baramulla and Kupwara districts. So far 1101 people have lost their lives to the virus in the Kashmir valley while as in Jammu division 584 virus related deaths have occurred so far.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 471 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 260 from Jammu division and 211 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 09,854. Also five COVID-19 deaths have been reported, three from Jammu division and two from Kashmir division.
Moreover, 491 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 168 from Jammu division and 323 from Kashmir division. Out of 1, 09,854 positive cases, 5,087 are active positive, 1, 03,082 have recovered and 1,685 have died; 584 in Jammu division and 1,101 in Kashmir division.
Out of 29, 95,668 test results available, 28, 85,814 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 7, 86,587 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 20,673 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 5,087 in isolation and 39,874 in home surveillance. Besides, 7, 19,268 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 22,975 positive cases, 1,165 active positive, 21,394 recovered, 416 deaths; Baramulla has 7,437 positive cases, 323 active positive, 6,951 recovered, 163 deaths; Budgam has 6,876 positive cases, 255 active positive, 6,521 recovered, 100 deaths; Kupwara has 5,192 positive cases, 242 active positive, 4,867 recovered, 83 deaths; Pulwama has 5,087 positive cases, 147 active positive, 4,854 recovered, 86 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,546 positive cases, 131 active positive, 4,337 recovered, 78 deaths; Bandipora has 4,410 positive cases, 145 active positive, 4,215 recovered, 50 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,184 positive cases, 194 active positive, 3,952 recovered, 38 deaths; Kulgam has 2,591 positive cases, 51 active positive, 2,490 recovered, 50 deaths and Shopian has 2,348 positive cases, 74 active positive, 2237 recovered, 37 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 20,596 positive cases, 670 active positive, 19,628 recovered, 298 deaths; Udhampur has 3,539 positive cases, 462 active positive, 3,028 recovered, 49 deaths; Rajouri has 3,470 positive cases, 142 active positive, 3,279 recovered, 49 deaths; Doda has 3,106 positive cases, 237 active positive, 2,813 recovered, 56 deaths; Kathua has 2,785 positive cases, 107 active positive, 2,642 recovered, 36 deaths.
“Kishtwar has 2,478 positive cases, 269 active positive, 2,193 recovered, 16 deaths; Samba has 2,465 positive cases, 195 active positive, 2,239 recovered, 31 deaths; Poonch has 2,390 positive cases, 58 active positive, 2,310 recovered, 22 deaths; Ramban has 1,920 positive cases, 132 active positive, 1,770 recovered, 18 deaths and Reasi has 1,459 positive cases, 88 active positive, 1,362 recovered, nine deaths,” reads the bulletin. Out of 1, 09,854 positive cases in J&K, 10,738 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.