JAMMU, April 23-The Government on Friday informed that 1937 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19),846from Jammu division and 1091from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 156344. Also 19 COVID-19 deaths have been reported, 13 from Jammu Division and 06 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 1091 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 482 from Jammu Division and 537 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 156344 positive cases, 16993 are Active Positive, 137240 have recovered and 2111have died; 796 in Jammu division and 1315 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 6961115test results available, 6804771 samples have been tested as negative till 23thApril, 2021.
Till date 1719384 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 77679 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 16993 in isolation and 125460in home surveillance. Besides, 1497141 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 37423 positive cases (including 501 cases reported today) with 5264 Active Positive, 31662recovered (including 322cases recovered today), 497 deaths; Baramulla has 11255 positive cases (including 118 cases reported today)with 1435Active Positive, 9633recovered (including 90 cases recovered today), 187 deaths; Budgam reported 9469 positive cases (including 156 cases reported today)with 756 active positive cases, 8588 recovered (including 48cases recovered today), 125 deaths; Pulwama has 6618 positive cases (including 55 cases reported today)with 489 Active Positive, 6034 recoveredand 95 deaths; Kupwara has 6374 positive cases (including 59 cases reported today), 387 Active Positive, 5888recoveries (including 13 cases recovered today), 99 deaths; Anantnag district has 5929 positive cases (including 75 cases reported today)with 494 Active Positive, 5334 recovered (including 26 cases recovered today), 101 deaths; Bandipora has 5080 positive cases (including14 cases reported today), with169Active Positive and 4848 recoveries (including19 cases recovered today), 63 deaths; Ganderbal has 5062 positive cases (including 40 cases reported today)with 258 Active Positive, 4755 recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today)and49deaths; Kulgam has 3475 positive cases (including 61 cases reported today)with 494 Active Positive, 2923recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today)and 58 deaths while as Shopian has 2823 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today),135 active positive cases, 2647 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today)and 41 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 31196 positive cases (including 525 cases reported today) with 4261 active positive cases, 26516recoveries (including 192 cases recovered today), 419 deaths; Udhampur has 5534 positive cases (including 72 cases reported today), 435active positive cases, 5038 recoveries (including 45 cases recovered today)and61 deaths; Rajouri has 4283 positive cases (including 45 cases reported today)with 343active positive, 3882 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today)and 58 deaths; Doda has 3601 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today)with102Active positive, 3435 recovered and 64 deaths; Kathua has 4052 positive cases (including 33 cases reported today), 395 active positive cases, 3601 recovered(including 46 cases recovered today) and 56 deaths; Kishtwar has 2849 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today)with 57 Active Positive, 2770 recoveriesand22 deaths; Samba has 3234 positive cases (including 25 cases reported today)with 334 active positive cases, 2854 recoveries and 46 deaths; Poonch has 2731 positive cases (including 30 cases reported today)with156active positive, 2545recoveriesand 30 deaths; Rambanhas 2352 positive cases (including 22 cases reported today)with134 active positive cases, 2195 recoveries(including 35 cases recovered today) and 23 deaths while Reasi has 3004 positive (including 78 cases reported today)with 895 active positive cases, 2092 recoveries (including 159 cases recovered today)and 17 deaths.