|COVID-19 recovery rate in JK reaches 94% as 503 more patients get discharged; 454 new cases, eight fresh deaths|
|Positive cases 110678, active positive 4908, recovered 104068, casualties 1702 |
|Jehangir Rashid |
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Dec 1: As 503 more patients were discharged from different hospitals today the COVID-19 recovery rate in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reached 94.02 percent. With 454 new cases being reported today the total number of positive cases reached 1, 10,678 and the death toll reached 1702 following eight deaths in past 24 hours.
Srinagar district reported 118 fresh cases of Corona Virus followed by Jammu district 95 cases, Budgam district 45 cases, Rajouri and Udhampur districts 25 cases each, Kathua district 20 cases, Baramulla district 18 cases, Reasi district 14 cases, Bandipora and Doda districts 13 cases each, Kupwara and Anantnag districts 10 cases each, Pulwama and Ramban districts nine cases each, Samba district seven cases, Ganderbal and Kishtwar districts six cases each, Shopian district five cases and Kulgam & Poonch districts three cases each.
Srinagar, Jammu and Kathua districts each reported two fresh COVID-19 deaths followed by a death each in Anantnag and Udhampur districts. So far 1,107 virus related deaths have taken place in Kashmir valley while as in Jammu division 595 people have lost their lives due to the virus so far.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 454 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 217 from Jammu division and 237 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 10,678. Also eight COVID-19 deaths have been reported; five from Jammu division and three from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 503 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 230 from Jammu Division and 273 from Kashmir Division. Out of 1, 10,678 positive cases, 4,908 are active positive, 1, 04,068 have recovered and 1,702 have died; 595 in Jammu division and 1,107 in Kashmir division.
Out of 30, 37,239 test results available, 29, 26,561 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 7, 90,770 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 20,353 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 4,908 in isolation and 33,671 in home surveillance. Besides, 7, 30,136 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 23,177 positive cases, 1,119 active positive, 21,640 recovered, 418 deaths; Baramulla has 7,473 positive cases, 282 active positive, 7,028 recovered, 163 deaths; Budgam has 6,940 positive cases, 248 active positive, 6,591 recovered, 101 deaths; Kupwara has 5,208 positive cases, 223 active positive, 4,902 recovered, 83 deaths; Pulwama has 5,118 positive cases, 146 active positive, 4,886 recovered, 86 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,563positive cases, 122 active positive, 4,362 recovered, 79 deaths; Bandipora has 4,431 positive cases, 131 active positive, 4,249 recovered, 51 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,213 positive cases, 188 active positive, 3,987 recovered, 38 deaths; Kulgam has 2,596 positive cases, 55 active positive, 2,490 recovered, 51 deaths and Shopian has 2,353 positive cases, 79 active positive, 2,237 recovered, 37 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 20,772 positive cases, 692 active positive, 19,778 recovered, 302 deaths; Udhampur has 3,590 positive cases, 386 active positive, 3,154 recovered, 50 deaths; Rajouri has 3,512 positive cases, 168 active positive, 3,295 recovered, 49 deaths; Doda has 3,124 positive cases, 227 active positive, 2,841 recovered, 56 deaths; Kathua has 2,820 positive cases, 112 active positive, 2,669 recovered, 39 deaths.
“Kishtwar has 2,500 positive cases, 261 active positive, 2,221 recovered, 18 deaths; Samba has 2,487 positive cases, 216 active positive, 2,239 recovered, 32 deaths; Poonch has 2,394 positive cases, 59 active positive, 2,313 recovered, 22 deaths; Ramban has 1,934 positive cases, 92 active positive, 1,824 recovered, 18 deaths and Reasi has 1,473 positive cases, 102 active positive, 1,362 recovered, nine deaths,” reads the bulletin. Out of 1, 10,678 positive cases in J&K, 10,775 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.