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With 179 more recoveries COVID-19 recovery rate in JK reaches 97.28%, 144 new cases
Positive cases 123108, active positive 1428, recovered 119760, casualties 1920
1/15/2021 11:49:19 PM
Jehangir Rashid

Early Times Report

SRINAGAR, Jan 15: Following 179 more recoveries the COVID-19 recovery rate in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reached 97.28 percent. With 144 new cases the positive cases reached 1, 23,108; the death toll reached 1920 following five fresh deaths.
Jammu district reported 46 fresh cases of Corona Virus followed by Srinagar district 40 cases, Ganderbal district 10 cases, Shopian and Samba districts nine cases each, Anantnag district six cases, Ramban district five cases, Pulwama, Kupwara and Kulgam districts three cases each, Baramulla, Budgam, Bandipora and Udhampur districts two cases each and Kathua & Poonch districts one case each. No case was reported from Rajouri, Doda, Kishtwar and Reasi districts.
Jammu district in the Jammu division reported two fresh virus related deaths followed by a death each in Kathua, Budgam and Kulgam districts. So far 1,205 people have died due to the virus in Kashmir valley while in Jammu division 715 virus related deaths have occurred up to this date.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 144 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 64 from Jammu division and 80 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 23,108. Also five COVID-19 deaths have been reported, three from Jammu division and two from Kashmir division.
Moreover, 179 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 111 from Jammu division and 68 from Kashmir division. Out of 1, 23,108 positive cases, 1,428 are active positive, 1, 19,760 have recovered and 1,920 have died; 715 in Jammu division and 1,205 in Kashmir division.
Out of 42, 11,448 test results available, 40, 88,340 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 9, 92,679 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 32,270 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1,428 in isolation and 48,966 in home surveillance.
Besides, 9, 08,095 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 25,763 positive cases, 211 active positive, 25,099 recovered, 453 deaths; Baramulla has 8,052 positive cases, 56 active positive, 7,824 recovered, 172 deaths; Budgam has 7,696 positive cases, 47 active positive, 7,535 recovered, 114 deaths; Pulwama has 5,658 positive cases, 82 active positive, 5,488 recovered, 88 deaths; Kupwara has 5,611 positive cases, 70 active positive, 5,447 recovered, 94 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,845 positive cases, 57 active positive, 4,704 recovered, 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4,678 positive cases, 40 active positive, 4,577 recovered, 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,556 positive cases, 79 active positive, 4,431 recovered, 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2,677 positive cases, 44 active positive, 2,579 recovered, 54 deaths and Shopian has 2,545 positive cases, 74 active positive, 2,432, 39 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 24,544 positive cases, 375 active positive, 23,802 recovered, 367 deaths; Udhampur has 4,178 positive cases, 84 active positive, 4,037 recovered, 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3,862 positive cases, 18 active positive, 3,789 recovered, 55 deaths; Doda has 3,426 positive cases, 29 active positive, 3,333 recovered, 64 deaths; Kathua has 3,243 positive cases, eight active positive, 3,184 recovered, 51 deaths.
“Samba has 2,816 positive cases, 105 active positive, 2,672 recovered, 39 deaths; Kishtwar has 2,729 positive cases, eight active positive, 2,699 recovered; 22 deaths; Poonch has 2,470 positive cases, 26 active positive, 2,420 recovered, 24 deaths; Ramban has 2,126 positive cases, 10 active positive, 2,095 recovered, 21 deaths and Reasi has 1,633 positive cases, five active positive, 1,613 recovered, 15 deaths,” reads the bulletin. Out of 1, 23,108 positive cases in J&K, 11,428 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.
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