|JK has just one percent of active cases of COVID-19; 109 new cases, one fresh death|
|Positive cases 123217, active positive 1280, recovered 120016, casualties 1921 |
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Jan 16: The active number of COVID-19 cases in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir has dropped to one percent of the total number of positive cases as on date. With 109 new cases the positive cases reached 1, 23,217; the death toll reached 1,921 following one fresh death.
Jammu district reported 47 new cases of Corona Virus followed by Srinagar district 20 cases, Baramulla district eight cases, Pulwama district seven cases, Budgam, Kupwara and Ganderbal five cases each, Samba district three cases, Shopian and Kathua districts two cases each and Anantnag, Kulgam, Udhampur, Poonch & Ramban districts one case each. Bandipora, Rajouri, Doda, Kishtwar and Reasi districts reported no fresh case.
Budgam district in the Kashmir valley reported one fresh virus related death following which the death toll reached 1921. In the Kashmir valley so far 1,206 people have lost their lives to the deadly virus while in Jammu division 715 such deaths have taken place up to this date.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 109 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 55 from Jammu division and 54 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 23,217. Also one COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir division.
Moreover, 256 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 168 from Jammu division and 88 from Kashmir division. Out of 1, 23,217 positive cases, 1,280 are active positive, 1, 20,016 have recovered and 1,921 have died; 715 in Jammu division and 1,206 in Kashmir division.
Out of 42, 34,239 test results available, 41, 11,022 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 10, 00,494 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 33,966 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1,280 in isolation and 53,358 in home surveillance. Besides, 9, 09,969 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 25,783 positive cases, 215 active positive, 25,115 recovered, 453 deaths; Baramulla has 8,060 positive cases, 62 active positive, 7,826 recovered, 172 deaths; Budgam has 7,701 positive cases, 44 active positive, 7,542 recovered, 115 deaths; Pulwama has 5,665 positive cases, 72 active positive, 5,505 recovered, 88 deaths; Kupwara has 5,616 positive cases, 68 active positive, 5,454 recovered, 94 deaths.
"Anantnag has 4,846 positive cases, 51 active positive, 4,711 recovered, 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4,678 positive cases, 38 active positive, 4,579 recovered, 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,561 positive cases, 84 active positive, 4,431 recovered, 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2,678 positive cases, 42 active positive, 2,582 recovered, 54 deaths and Shopian has 2,547 positive cases, 49 active positive, 2,459 recovered, 39 deaths," reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 24,591 positive cases, 285 active positive, 23,939 recovered, 367 deaths; Udhampur has 4,179 positive cases, 79 active positive, 4,043 recovered, 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3,862 positive cases, 14 active positive, 3,793 recovered, 55 deaths; Doda has 3,426 positive cases, 20 active positive, 3,342 recovered, 64 deaths; Kathua has 3,245 positive cases, nine active positive, 3,185 recovered, 51 deaths.
"Samba has 2,819 positive cases, 98 active positive, 2,682 recovered, 39 deaths; Kishtwar has 2,729 positive cases, eight active positive, 2,699 recovered, 22 deaths; Poonch has 2,471 positive cases, 26 active positive, 2,421 recovered, 24 deaths; Ramban has 2,127 positive cases, 11 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, 23,217 positive cases in J&K, 11,437 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.