|Great news, no fresh COVID-19 death in JK; 121 fresh cases, positive cases reach 122885|
|Active positive 1629, recovered 119344, casualties 1912 |
|Jehangir Rashid |
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Jan 13: After a gap of many months no COVID-19 death was reported in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir in the past 24 hours. The total number of positive cases reached 122885 following 121 fresh cases. So far 1,912 virus related deaths have taken place.
Jammu district reported 47 fresh cases of Corona Virus followed by Srinagar district 35 cases, Baramulla district eight cases, Budgam district seven cases, Pulwama and Ganderbal districts five cases each, Kupwara and Kathua districts three cases each, Bandipora and Rajouri districts two cases and Shopian, Udhampur, Doda & Samba districts one case each. No case was reported from Anantnag, Kulgam, Kishtwar, Ramban, Poonch and Reasi districts.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 121 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 55 from Jammu division and 66 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 22,885.
Moreover, 174 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 77 from Jammu division and 97 from Kashmir division. Out of 1, 22,885 positive cases, 1,629 are active positive, 1, 19,344 have recovered and 1,912 have died; 712 in Jammu division and 1,200 in Kashmir division.
Out of 41, 64,847 test results available, 40, 41,962 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 9, 73,732 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 32,891 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1,629 in isolation and 36,032 in home surveillance. Besides, 9, 01,268 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 25,697 positive cases, 198 active positive, 25,047 recovered, 452 deaths; Baramulla has 8,047 positive cases, with 65 active positive, 7,810 recovered, 172 deaths; Budgam has 7,690 positive cases, 64 active positive, 7,515 recovered, 111 deaths; Pulwama has 5,651 positive cases, 97 active positive, 5,466 recovered, 88 deaths; Kupwara has 5,607 positive cases, 80 active positive, 5,433 recovered, 94 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,836 positive cases, 55 active positive, 4,697 recovered, 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4,675 positive cases, 40 active positive, 4,574 recovered, 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,541 positive cases, 86 active positive, 4,409 recovered, 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2,672 positive cases, 47 active positive, 2,572 recovered, 53 deaths and Shopian has 2,536 positive cases, 84 active positive, 2,413 recovered, 39 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 24,475 positive cases, 440 active positive, 23,670 recovered, 365 deaths; Udhampur has 4,172 positive cases, 90 active positive, 4,025 recovered, 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3,862 positive cases, 38 active positive, 3,769 recovered, 55 deaths; Doda has 3,425 positive cases, 33 active positive, 3,328 recovered, 64 deaths; Kathua has 3,241 positive cases, 11 active positive, 3,180 recovered, 50 deaths.
“Samba has 2,807 positive cases, 149 active positive, 2,619 recovered, 39 deaths; Kishtwar has 2,729 positive cases, eight active positive, 2,699 recovered, 22 deaths; Poonch has 2,469 positive cases, 29 active positive, 2,416 recovered, 24 deaths; Ramban has 2,120 positive cases, 10 active positive, 2,089 recovered, 21 deaths and Reasi has 1,633 positive cases, five active positive case, 1,613 recovered, 15 deaths,” reads the bulletin. Out of 1, 22,885 positive cases in J&K, 11,407 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.