|With 278 new recoveries COVID-19 recovery rate in JK reaches 96.60%; 127 new cases, 4 fresh deaths|
|Positive cases 122303, active positive 2241, recovered 118155, casualties 1907|
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Jan 8: The COVID-19 recovery rate in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reached 96.60 percent as 278 virus affected patients recovered today. With 127 new cases the number of positive cases reached 1, 22,303; death toll reached 1907 following four fresh deaths.
Jammu district reported 48 new cases of virus followed by Srinagar district 22 cases, Samba district 10 cases, Udhampur district six cases, Baramulla, Kupwara, Rajouri and Doda districts reported five cases each, Budgam, Pulwama and Kathua districts four cases each, Poonch district three cases, Ramban and Reasi districts two cases each and Bandipora & Ganderbal districts one case each.
Jammu, Rajouri, Budgam and Bandipora districts each reported a fresh Corona Virus death in the past 24 hours. So far 1,198 virus related deaths have been reported from Kashmir valley while in Jammu division 709 people have died due to the virus up to this date. The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 127 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 85 from Jammu division and 42 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 22,303. Also four COVID-19 deaths have been reported, two from Jammu division and two from Kashmir division.
Moreover, 278 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 158 from Jammu division and 120 from Kashmir division. Out of 1, 22,303 positive cases, 2,241 are active positive, 1, 18,155 have recovered and 1,907 have died; 709 in Jammu division and 1,198 in Kashmir division.
Out of 40, 34,984 test results available, 39, 12,681 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 9, 37,286 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 24,797 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2,241 in isolation and 28,973 in home surveillance. Besides, 8, 79,368 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 25,554 positive cases, 391 active positive, 24,712 recovered, 451 deaths; Baramulla has 8,019 positive cases, 98 active positive, 7,749 recovered, 172 deaths; Budgam has 7,653 positive cases, 79 active positive, 7,463 recovered, 111 deaths; Pulwama has 5,627 positive cases, 152 active positive, 5,387 recovered, 88 deaths; Kupwara has 5,586 positive cases, 102 active positive, 5,391 recovered, 93 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,828 positive cases, 81 active positive, 4,663 recovered, 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4,666 positive cases, 48 active positive, 4,557 recovered, 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,529 positive cases, 94 active positive, 4,389 recovered, 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2,666 positive cases, 51 active positive, 2,562 recovered, 53 deaths and Shopian has 2,528 positive cases, 101 active positive, 2,388 recovered, 39 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 24,250 positive cases, 482 active positive, 23,405 recovered, 363 deaths; Udhampur has 4,156 positive cases, 98 active positive, 4,001 recovered, 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3,857 positive cases, 89 active positive, 3,713 recovered, 55 deaths; Doda has 3,414 positive cases, 38 active positive, 3,312 recovered, 64 deaths; Kathua has 3,230 positive cases, 34 active positive, 3,147 recovered, 49 deaths.
“Samba has 2,799 positive cases, 208 active positive, 2,552 recovered, 39 deaths; Kishtwar has 2,726 positive cases, 16 active positive, 2,688 recovered, 22 deaths; Poonch has 2,467 positive cases, 38 active positive, 2,405 recovered, 24 deaths; Ramban has 2,118 positive cases, 27 active positive, 2,070 recovered, 21 deaths and Reasi has 1,630 positive cases, 14 active positive, 1,601 recovered, 15 deaths,” reads the bulletin. Out of 1, 22,303 positive cases in J&K, 11,375 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.