JAMMU, JANUARY 19: The Government on Tuesday informed that 113 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 53 from Jammu division and 60 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 123538. Also 01COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 120 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 52 from Jammu Division and 68 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 123538 positive cases, 1103 are Active Positive, 120512 have recovered and 1923 have died; 716 in Jammu division and 1207 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 4297224 test results available, 4173686 samples have been tested as negative till 19th January, 2021.
Till date 1032753 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 32892 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1103 in isolation and 64711 in home surveillance. Besides, 932124 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 25867 positive cases (including 37 cases reported today) with 239 Active Positive, 25175 recovered (including 18 cases recovered today), 453 deaths; Baramulla has 8069 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 60 Active Positive, 7836 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today), 173 deaths; Budgam reported 7722 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 52 active positive cases, 7555 recovered (including 08 cases recovered today), 115 deaths; Pulwama has 5675 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 70 Active Positive, 5517 recoveredand 88 deaths;Kupwara has 5628 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 61 Active Positive, 5473 recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today), 94 deaths; Anantnag district has 4852 positive caseswith 50 Active Positive, 4718 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today), 84deaths; Bandipora has 4680 positive cases (including 01 casereported today)with28 Active Positive and 4591 recoveries (including 09 cases recovered today), 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4578 positive cases with 73 Active Positive, 4459 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today)and 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2682 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with 39 Active Positive, 2589 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today)and 54 deaths while as Shopian has 2553 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with35 active positive cases, 2479 recoveries (including 20 cases recovered today)and 39 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 24705 positive cases (including 40 cases reported today) with 171 active positive cases, 24167 recoveries (including 29 cases recovered today), 367 deaths; Udhampur has 4184 positive cases69 active positive cases, 4058 recovered (including 01case recovered today)and 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3863 positive cases with 06 active positive, 3802 recoveries and 55 deaths; Doda has 3426 positive cases with 09 Active positive, 3353 recovered (including 06 cases recovered today)and 64 deaths; Kathua has 3249 positive cases (including 01 cases recovered today) with 03 active positive cases, 3195 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today) and 51 deaths; Kishtwar has 2730 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today)with 01 Active Positive, 2707 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today);22 deaths; Samba has 2825 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with 87 active positive cases, 2698 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today)and 40 deaths; Poonch has 2484 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today)with 29 active positive, 2431 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today)and 24 deaths; Ramban has 2130 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with 13 active positive, 2096 recoveries and 21 deaths while Reasi has 1636 positivewith 08 active positive cases, 1613 recoveries and 15 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 123538 positive cases in J&K, 11472 have been reported as travelers while 112066 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 1321 COVID dedicated beds, 1185 Isolation beds with 1157 vacant beds and 136 ICU beds where 115 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 2345 COVID dedicated beds, 2197 Isolation beds where 2112 beds are vacant and 148 ICU beds where 134are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 3666 COVID dedicated beds, 3382 Isolation beds with 3269 beds vacant and 284 ICU beds with 249 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Central Government is continuously monitoring the evolving situation of Covid-19 in the Union Territory and is providing all necessary support towards effective containment of the spread of Covid-19 and better clinical management of positive cases.