JAMMU, DECEMBER05- The Government on Saturday informed that 501 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 267 from Jammu division and 234 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 112757. Also 12 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 06 from Jammu division and 06 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 469 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 243 from Jammu Division and 226 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 112757 positive cases, 5009 are Active Positive, 106006 have recovered and 1742 have died; 617 in Jammu division and 1125 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 3148894 test results available, 3036137 samples have been tested as negative till December05, 2020.
Till date 804184 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 20185 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 5009 in isolation and 31134 in home surveillance. Besides, 746114 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 23591 positive cases (including 92cases reported today) with 1187 Active Positive, 21978 recovered (including 84 cases recovered today),426deaths; Baramulla has7563 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 209 Active Positive, 7191 recovered (including 32 cases recovered today),163deaths; Pulwama reported 5181 positive cases (including 22 case reported today) with 160 active positive cases, 4935 recovered (including 20 cases recovered today), 86 deaths; Kulgam has 2612 positive cases (including 04 case reported today) with 63 Active Positive, 2498 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today), 51 deaths; Shopian has 2378 positive cases (including 10 case reported today) with 77 Active Positive, 2264 recovered (including 14 cases recovered today) and 37 deaths; Anantnag district has 4603positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 127 Active Positive, 4396 recovered (including 04cases recovered today), 80 deaths; Budgam has 7085 positive cases (including 40 cases reported today) with 285 Active Positive and 6697 recovered (including 25 cases recovered today), 103 deaths; Kupwara has 5262 positive cases (including 18 cases reported today) with 217 Active Positive, 4960 recovered (including 16 cases recovered today), 85 deaths; Bandipora has 4481 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 130 Active Positive, 4296 recovered (including 11 cases recovered today), 55 deaths and Ganderbal has 4272 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 171 active positive cases, 4062recoveries (including 18 cases recovered today)and 39 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has21297 positive cases (including 147 cases reported today) with 782 active positive cases, 20201 recoveries (including 141 cases recovered today), 314 deaths; Rajouri has 3579 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 197 active positive cases, 3332 recovered (including 10 cases recovered today), 50 deaths; Ramban has 1988 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 93 active positive, 1875 recoveries (including 14 cases recovered today) and 20 deaths; Kathua has 2867 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 94 Active positive, 2731 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today), 42 deaths; Udhampur has 3779 positive cases (including 34 cases reported today) with 453 active positive cases, 3275 recovered (including 31 cases recovered today) and 51 deaths; Samba has 2545 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 216 Active Positive, 2296 recoveries and 33 deaths; Doda has 3192 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 169 active positive cases, 2966 recoveries (including 14 cases recovered today), 57 deaths; Poonch has 2404 positive cases (including 02cases reported today) with 49 active positive, 2333 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today), 22 deaths; Reasi has 1516 positive cases with 96 active positive, 1411 recoveries and 09 deaths while Kishtwar has 2562 positive cases (including 18 cases reported today) with 234 active positive cases and 2309 recoveries (including 22 cases recovered today) and 19 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 112757 positive cases in J&K, 10864 have been reported as travelers while 101893 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 1005 vacant beds and 136 ICU beds where 78 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 2345 COVID dedicated beds, 2197 Isolation beds where 1803 beds are vacant and 148 ICU beds where 120 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are total of 3666 COVID dedicated beds, 3382 Isolation beds with 2808 beds vacant and 284 ICU beds with 198 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.