Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Jan 9: The union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reported 122 new cases of Corona Virus following which the total number of positive cases reached 1, 22,425. The death toll reached to the virus reached 1,909 with two deaths being reported in past 24 hours.
Jammu district reported 47 new cases of COVID-19 followed by Srinagar district 25, Baramulla district eight cases, Kupwara district seven cases, Pulwama district six cases, Budgam, Udhampur and Doda districts five cases each, Kathua district four cases, Kulgam district three cases, Bandipora, Ganderbal and Kishtwar districts two cases each and Reasi district one case. No case was reported from Anantnag, Shopian, Rajouri, Samba, Poonch and Ramban districts.
Jammu and Kathua districts in the Jammu division each reported a fresh Corona Virus death. So far 1,198 virus related deaths have taken place in Kashmir valley while in Jammu division 711 people have died due to the virus up to this date.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 122 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 64 from Jammu division and 58 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 22,425. Also two COVID-19 deaths have been reported from Jammu division.
Moreover, 267 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 116 from Jammu division and 151 from Kashmir division. Out of 1, 22,425 positive cases, 2,094 are active positive, 1, 18,422 have recovered and 1,909 have died; 711 in Jammu division and 1,198 in Kashmir division.
Out of 40, 59,790 test results available, 39, 37,365 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 9, 44,038 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 25,091 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2,094 in isolation and 32,602 in home surveillance. Besides, 8, 82,342 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 25,579 positive cases, 318 active positive, 24,810 recovered, 451 deaths; Baramulla has 8,027 positive cases, 94 active positive, 7,761 recovered, 172 deaths; Budgam has 7,658 positive cases, 73 active positive, 7,474 recovered, 111 deaths; Pulwama has 5,633 positive cases, 151 active positive, 5,394 recovered, 88 deaths; Kupwara has 5,593 positive cases, 96 active positive, 5,404 recovered, 93 deaths.
"Anantnag has 4,828 positive cases, 76 active positive, 4,668 recovered, 84deaths; Bandipora has 4,668 positive cases, 48 active positive, 4,559 recovered, 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,531 positive cases, 95 active positive, 4,390 recovered, 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2,669 positive cases, 52 active positive, 2,564 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 24,297 positive cases, 472 active positive, 23,461 recovered, 364 deaths; Udhampur has 4,161 positive cases, 99 active positive, 4,005 recovered, 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3,857 positive cases, 78 active positive, 3,724 recovered, 55 deaths; Doda has 3,419 positive cases, 39 active positive, 3,316 recovered, 64 deaths; Kathua has 3,234 positive cases, 28 active positive, 3,156 recovered, 50 deaths.
"Samba has 2,799 positive cases, 176 active positive, 2,584 recovered, 39 deaths; Kishtwar has 2,728 positive cases, 18 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 1,631 positive cases, 15 active positive, 1,601 recovered, 15 deaths," reads the bulletin. Out of 1, 22,425 positive cases in J&K, 11,381 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.