|Wow Great! Eight districts of JK report no fresh COVID-19 case; 127 new cases, 3 fresh deaths|
|Positive cases 122176, active positive 2396, recovered 117877, casualties 1903 |
|Jehangir Rashid |
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Jan 7: In a major development with respect to COVID-19 situation in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir eight districts reported no case today while 10 districts reported cases in single digit. The positive cases reach 122176 with 127 new cases; death toll reached 1903 following three fresh deaths.
Budgam, Anantnag, Bandipora & Kulgam districts in Kashmir division and Kishtwar, Poonch, Ramban & Reasi districts in Jammu division reported no fresh Corona Virus case in past 24 hours. Jammu district reported 47 new cases followed by Udhampur district 44 cases, Samba district six cases, Srinagar, Kupwara and Rajouri districts five cases each, Ganderbal district four cases, Baramulla and Doda districts three cases each, Pulwama and Shopian districts two cases each and Kathua district one case.
Srinagar and Ganderbal districts in Kashmir division and Jammu district in Jammu division each reported a fresh COVID-19 death. So far 1,196 people have died due to the virus in Kashmir valley while in Jammu division 707 such deaths have taken place up to this date.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 127 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 106 from Jammu division and 21 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 22,176. Also three COVID-19 deaths have been reported, one from Jammu division and two from Kashmir division.
Moreover, 187 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 110 from Jammu division and 77 from Kashmir division. Out of 1, 22,176 positive cases, 2,396 are active positive, 1, 17,877 have recovered and 1,903 have died; 707 in Jammu division and 1,196 in Kashmir division.
Out of 40, 11,893 test results available, 38, 89,717 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 9, 31,185 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 28,062 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2,396 in isolation and 33,630 in home surveillance. Besides, 8, 65,194 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 25,532 positive cases, 431 active positive, 24,650 recovered, 451 deaths; Baramulla has 8,014 positive cases, 98 active positive, 7,744 recovered, 172 deaths; Budgam has 7,649 positive cases, 86 active positive, 7,453 recovered, 110 deaths; Pulwama has 5,623 positive cases, 154 active positive, 5,381 recovered, 88 deaths; Kupwara has 5,581 positive cases, 104 active positive, 5,384 recovered, 93 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,828 positive cases, 93 active positive, 4,651 recovered, 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4,665 positive cases, 48 active positive, 4,557 recovered, 60 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,528 positive cases, 99 active positive, 4,383 recovered, 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2,666 positive cases, 53 active positive, 2,560 recovered, 53 deaths and Shopian has 2,528 positive cases, 111 active positive, 2,378 recovered, 39 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 24,202 positive cases, 565 active positive, 23,275 recovered, 362 deaths; Udhampur has 4,150 positive cases, 92 active positive, 4,001 recovered, 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3,852 positive cases, 99 active positive, 3,699 recovered, 54 deaths; Doda has 3,409 positive cases, 38 active positive, 3,307 recovered, 64 deaths; Kathua has 3,226 positive cases, 38 active positive, 3,139 recovered, 49 deaths.
“Samba has 2,789 positive cases, 198 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, 22,176 positive cases in J&K, 11,357 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.