|Great news as 7 districts reported no fresh COVID-19 case; 113 new cases, one fresh death|
|Positive cases 122538, active positive 2011, recovered 118617, casualties 1910 |
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Jan 10: As many as seven districts of union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reported no fresh case of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours or so. With 113 new cases the number of positive cases reached 122538; following one fresh death the death toll due to the virus reached 1,910.
Jammu district reported 48 new cases of Corona Virus followed by Srinagar district 18 cases, Budgam district 15 cases, Baramulla district six cases, Anantnag district five cases, Pulwama and Shopian districts four cases each, Kupwara, Doda and Samba districts three cases each, Ganderbal district two cases and Rajouri & Kathua districts one case each. No case was reported from Bandipora, Kulgam, Udhampur, Kishtwar, Poonch, Ramban and Reasi districts. Kupwara district in the Kashmir valley reported a fresh virus related death in the past 24 hours. So far 1,199 people have died due to the virus in the Kashmir valley while in Jammu division 711 lives have been lost to the virus up to this date.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 113 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 56 from Jammu division and 57 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 22,538. Also one COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir division.
Moreover, 195 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 54 from Jammu division and 141 from Kashmir division. Out of 1, 22,538 positive cases, 2,011 are active positive, 1, 18,617 have recovered and 1,910 have died; 711 in Jammu division and 1,199 in Kashmir division.
Out of 40, 87,291 test results available, 39, 64,753 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 9, 52,069 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 29,839 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2,011 in isolation and 32,567 in home surveillance. Besides, 8, 85,742 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 25,596 positive cases, 263 active positive, 24,882 recovered, 451 deaths; Baramulla has 8,033 positive cases, 83 active positive, 7,778 recovered, 172 deaths; Budgam has 7674 positive cases, 77 active positive, 7,486 recovered, 111 deaths; Pulwama has 5,637 positive cases, 140 active positive, 5,409 recovered, 88 deaths; Kupwara has 5,596 positive cases, 90 active positive, 5,412 recovered, 94 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,833 positive cases, 77 active positive, 4,672 recovered, 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4,668 positive cases, 46 active positive, 4,561 recovered, 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,533 positive cases, 93 active positive, 4,394 recovered, 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2,669 positive cases, 52 active positive, 2,564 recovered, 53 deaths and Shopian has 2,532 positive cases, 98 active positive, 2,395 recovered, 39 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 24,345 positive cases, 488 active positive, 23,493 recovered, 364 deaths; Udhampur has 4,161 positive cases, 99 active positive, 4,005 recovered, 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3,858 positive cases, 66 active positive, 3,737 recovered, 55 deaths; Doda has 3,422 positive cases, 42 active positive, 3,316 recovered, 64 deaths; Kathua has 3,235 positive cases, 23 active positive, 3,162 recovered, 50 deaths.
“Samba has 2,802 positive cases, 179 active positive, 2584 recovered, 39 deaths; Kishtwar has 2,728 positive cases, 18 active positive, 2,688 recovered, 22 deaths; Poonch has 2,467 positive cases, 35 active positive, 2,408 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, 22,538 positive cases in J&K, 11,385 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.