JAMMU, MARCH 23:The Government on Tuesday informed that 157 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 52 from Jammu division and 105 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 128836. Also 02 COVID-19 deaths have been received from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 81 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 11 from Jammu Division and 70 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 128836 positive cases, 1983 are Active Positive, 125443 have recovered and 1983 have died; 732 in Jammu division and 1251 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 5800849 test results available, 5672013 samples have been tested as negative till 23 March, 2021.
Till date 1447291 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 29110 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1410 in isolation and 124739 in home surveillance. Besides, 1290049 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 28173 positive cases (including 56 cases reported today) with 701 Active Positive, 27005 recovered (including 47 cases recovered today), 467 deaths; Baramulla has 8524 positive cases (including 23 cases reported today)with 130Active Positive, 8216 recovered (including 11 cases recovered today), 178 deaths; Budgam reported 8060 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today)with 96 active positive cases, 7844 recovered (including 08cases recovered today), 120 deaths; Pulwama has 5936 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today)with 40 Active Positive, 5804 recoveredand 92 deaths; Kupwara has 5739 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today), 22 Active Positive, 5620 recoveries, 97 deaths; Anantnag district has 5114 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today)with 14 Active Positive, 5006 recovered (including 04 cases recovered today), 94 deaths; Bandipora has 4737 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today), with15 Active Positive and 4660 recoveries,62 deaths; Ganderbal has 4696 positive caseswith 14 Active Positive, 4635 recoveriesand47deaths; Kulgam has 2764 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with 20 Active Positive, 2690 recoveriesand 54 deaths while as Shopian has 2638 positive cases,27 active positive cases, 2571 recoveriesand 40 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 25585 positive cases (including 39 cases reported today) with 262 active positive cases, 24944recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today), 379 deaths; Udhampur has 4335 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today), 12active positive cases, 4266 recoveries(including 03 cases recovered today) and57 deaths; Rajouri has 3886 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with 08 active positive, 3823 recoveries and 55 deaths; Doda has 3449 positive caseswith09 Active positive, 3376 recovered and 64 deaths; Kathua has 3281 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today), 10 active positive cases, 3218 recoveredand 53 deaths; Kishtwar has 2739 positive caseswith 00 Active Positive, 2717 recoveriesand22 deaths; Samba has 2848 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with 07 active positive cases, 2800 recoveries and 41 deaths; Poonch has 2535 positive caseswith12active positive, 2499recoveriesand 24 deaths; Ramban has 2138 positive caseswith02 active positive cases, 2115 recoveriesand 21 deaths while Reasi has 1659 positive (including 01 cases reported today)with 09 active positive cases, 1634 recoveriesand 16 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 128836 positive cases in J&K, 12929 have been reported as travelers while 115907 as others.
The Bulletin said that the breakup represents districts from which the patients have been traced or are ordinarily residing.
The bulletin added that there are 1091 COVID dedicated beds, 962 Isolation beds with 942 vacant beds and 129 ICU beds where 118 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 1570 COVID dedicated beds, 1484 Isolation beds where 1403 beds are vacant and 86 ICU beds where 78are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 2661 COVID dedicated beds, 2446 Isolation beds with 2345 beds vacant and 215 ICU beds with 196vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.