Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Jan 6: Following 264 more recoveries the COVID-19 recovery rate in Jammu & Kashmir reached 96.42 percent today. The total number of positive cases reached 1, 22,049 with 126 new cases being reported today; death toll reached 1900 with three fresh deaths. Jammu district reported 48 fresh cases of Corona Virus followed by Srinagar district 23 cases, Ganderbal district 13 cases, Kathua and Samba districts six cases each, Pulwama and Doda districts four cases each, Budgam, Bandipora, Kupwara and Udhampur districts three cases each, Baramulla, Shopian, Kishtwar and Poonch districts two cases each and Rajouri & Ramban districts one case each.
Anantnag, Kupwara and Ganderbal districts in the Kashmir valley each reported a fresh virus related death in the past 24 hours. So far 1194 have lost their lives to the virus in the Kashmir valley while in Jammu division 706 such deaths have taken place up to this date.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 126 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 73 from Jammu division and 53 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 22,049. Also three COVID-19 deaths have been reported from Kashmir division.
Moreover, 264 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 144 from Jammu division and 120 from Kashmir division. Out of 1, 22,049 positive cases, 2,459 are active positive, 1, 17,690 have recovered and 1,900 have died; 706 in Jammu division and 1,194 in Kashmir division.
Out of 39, 89,145 test results available, 38, 67,096 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 9, 20,501 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 21,091 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2,459 in isolation and 32,811 in home surveillance. Besides, 8, 62,240 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 25,526 positive cases, 468 active positive, 24,608 recovered, 450 deaths; Baramulla has 8,011 positive cases, 102 active positive, 7,737 recovered, 172 deaths; Budgam has 7,649 positive cases, 94 active positive, 7,445 recovered, 110 deaths; Pulwama has 5,622 positive cases, 156 active positive, 5,378 recovered, 88 deaths; Kupwara has 5,576 positive cases, 106 active positive, 5,377 recovered, 93 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,828 positive cases, 97 active positive, 4,647 recovered, 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4,665 positive cases, 51 active positive, 4,554 recovered, 60 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,524 positive cases, 96 active positive, 4,383 recovered, 45 deaths; Kulgam has 2,666 positive cases, 56 active positive, 2,557 recovered, 53 deaths and Shopian has 2,526 positive cases, 109 active positive, 2,378 recovered, 39 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 24,155 positive cases, 602 active positive, 23,192 recovered, 361 deaths; Udhampur has 4,106 positive cases, 49 active positive, 4,000 recovered, 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3,847 positive cases, 106 active positive, 3,687 recovered, 54 deaths; Doda has 3,406 positive cases, 46 active positive, 3,296 recovered, 64 deaths; Kathua has 3,225 positive cases, 40 active positive, 3,136 recovered, 49 deaths.
“Samba has 2,783 positive cases, 192 active positive, 2,552 recovered, 39 deaths; Kishtwar has 2,726 positive cases, 16 active positive, 2,688 recovered, 22 deaths; Poonch has 2,464 positive cases, 36 active positive, 2,404 recovered, 24 deaths; Ramban has 2,116 positive cases, 25 active positive, 2,070 recovered, 21 deaths and Reasi has 1,628 positive cases, 12 active positive, 1,601 recovered, 15 deaths,” reads the bulletin. Out of 1, 22,049 positive cases in J&K, 11,331 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.