|JK reports 117 fresh cases of Corona Virus; one death, positive cases reach 123764|
|Active positive 1111, recovered 120729, casualties 1924|
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Jan 21: With 117 fresh cases of Corona Virus being reported today the number of positive cases in the union territory reached 1, 23,764. The death toll due to the virus reached 1924 as one death was reported in Jammu in the past 24 hours.
Srinagar reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 followed by Jammu district 33 cases, Pulwama district eight cases, Udhampur district five cases, Budgam and Kupwara districts four cases each, Anantnag, Ganderbal, Shopian and Kathua districts three cases each, Baramulla district two cases and Bandipora, Kulgam & Kishtwar districts one case each. Rajouri, Doda, Samba, Poonch, Ramban and Reasi districts reported no fresh case of virus.
Jammu district in the Jammu division reported one virus related death in the past 24 hours with no death being reported in Kashmir valley. So far 1,207 people have died in Kashmir valley due to virus while in Jammu division the number of virus related deaths is 717.
The Jammu & Kashmir administration through the media bulletin informed that 117 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 42 from Jammu division and 75 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1, 23,764. Also one COVID-19 death has been reported from Jammu division.
Moreover, 104 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 39 from Jammu division and 65 from Kashmir division. Out of 1, 23,764 positive cases, 1,111 are active positive, 1, 20,729 have recovered and 1,924 have died; 717 in Jammu division and 1,207 in Kashmir division.
Out of 43, 39,419 test results available, 42, 15,655 samples have tested negative till date. Till date 10, 53,059 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 35,027 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1,111 in isolation and 73,769 in home surveillance. Besides, 9, 41,228 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Srinagar has 25,949 positive cases, 279 active positive, 25,217 recovered, 453 deaths; Baramulla has 8,074 positive cases, 57 active positive, 7,844 recovered, 173 deaths; Budgam has 7,733 positive cases, 54 active positive, 7,564 recovered, 115 deaths; Pulwama has 5,686 positive cases, 66 active positive, 5,532 recovered, 88 deaths; Kupwara has 5,635 positive cases, 53 active positive, 5,488 recovered, 94 deaths.
“Anantnag has 4,861 positive cases, 50 active positive, 4,727 recovered, 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4,683 positive cases, 27 active positive, 4,595 recovered, 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4,581 positive cases, 67 active positive, 4,468 recovered, 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2,686 positive cases, 37 active positive, 2,595 recovered, 54 deaths and Shopian has 2,557 positive cases, 34 active positive, 2,484 recovered, 39 deaths,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 24,776 positive cases, 201 active positive, 24,207 recovered, 368 deaths; Udhampur has 4,191 positive cases, 37 active positive, 4,097 recovered, 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3,864 positive cases, five active positive, 3,804 recovered, 55 deaths; Doda has 3,427 positive cases, seven active positive, 3,356 recovered, 64 deaths; Kathua has 3,252 positive cases, five active positive, 3,196 recovered, 51 deaths.
“Samba has 2,826 positive cases, 78 active positive, 2,708 recovered, 40 deaths; Kishtwar has 2,731 positive cases, two active positive, 2,707 recovered, 22 deaths; Poonch has 2,485 positive cases, 30 active positive, 2,431 recovered, 24 deaths; Ramban has 2,130 positive cases, 13 active positive, 2,096 recovered, 21 deaths and Reasi has 1,637 positive cases, nine active positive, 1,613 recovered, 15 deaths,” reads the bulletin. Out of 1, 23,764 positive cases in J&K, 11,498 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.