JAMMU, DECEMBER 08-The Government on Tuesday informed that470 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 277 from Jammu division and 193 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 114038. Also 06 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 03 from Jammu division and 03 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover,524 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 302 from Jammu Division and 222 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 114038 positive cases, 4995 are Active Positive, 107282 have recovered and 1761 have died; 628 in Jammu division and 1133 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 3218875 test results available, 3104837 samples have been tested as negative till December08, 2020.
Till date 811256 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 21954 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 4995 in isolation and 28351 in home surveillance. Besides, 754195 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 23825 positive cases (including 74cases reported today) with 1158 Active Positive, 22240 recovered (including 98 cases recovered today), 427 deaths; Baramulla has 7626 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today) with 170 Active Positive, 7291 recovered (including 35 cases recovered today), 165deaths; Pulwama reported 5217 positive cases (including 10 case reported today) with 170 active positive cases, 4961 recovered (including 08 cases recovered today), 86 deaths; Kulgam has 2614 positive caseswith 61 Active Positive, 2501 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today), 52 deaths; Shopian has 2391 positive caseswith 76 Active Positive, 2278 recovered (including 04 cases recovered today) and 37 deaths; Anantnag district has 4627positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 116 Active Positive, 4430 recovered (including 05cases recovered today), 81 deaths; Budgam has 7172 positive cases (including 43cases reported today) with 303 Active Positive and 6765 recovered (including 20 cases recovered today), 104 deaths; Kupwara has 5290 positive cases (including 20 cases reported today) with 195 Active Positive, 5009 recovered (including 38 cases recovered today), 86 deaths; Bandipora has 4498 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 120 Active Positive, 4323 recovered (including 08 cases recovered today), 55 deaths and Ganderbal has 4298 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 164 active positive cases, 4094recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today)and 40 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has21665 positive cases (including 161 cases reported today) with 825 active positive cases, 20522 recoveries (including 150 cases recovered today), 318 deaths; Rajouri has 3632 positive cases (including 24 cases reported today) with 227 active positive cases, 3355 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today), 50 deaths; Ramban has 2004 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 85 active positive, 1898 recoveries (including 23 cases recovered today) and 21 deaths; Kathua has 2924 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 105 Active positive, 2776 recovered (including 18 cases recovered today), 43 deaths; Udhampur has 3857 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today) with 404 active positive cases, 3401 recovered (including 59 cases recovered today) and 52 deaths; Samba has 2585 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 256 Active Positive, 2296 recoveries and 33 deaths; Doda has 3242 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 171 active positive cases, 3013 recoveries (including 17 cases recovered today), 58 deaths; Poonch has 2413 positive cases (including 03cases reported today) with 40 active positive, 2351 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today), 22 deaths; Reasi has 1542 positive cases with 121 active positive, 1411 recoveries and 10 deaths while Kishtwar has 2616 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 228 active positive cases and 2367 recoveries (including 23 cases recovered today) and 21 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 114038 positive cases in J&K, 10922 have been reported as travelers while 103116 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 996 vacant beds and 136 ICU beds where 70 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 2345 COVID dedicated beds, 2197 Isolation beds where 1831 beds are vacant and 148 ICU beds where 119 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are total of 3666 COVID dedicated beds, 3382 Isolation beds with 2827 beds vacant and 284 ICU beds with 189 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.