JAMMU, JANUARY 26: The Government on Tuesday informed that 74 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 23 from Jammu division and 51 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 124157. Also 01 COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 54 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 21 from Jammu Division and 33 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 124157 positive cases, 1103 are Active Positive, 121124 have recovered and 1930 have died; 719 in Jammu division and 1211 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 4444236 test results available, 4320079 samples have been tested as negative till 26th January, 2021.
Till date 1089360 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 34929 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1103 in isolation and 96611 in home surveillance. Besides, 954787 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 26077 positive cases (including 37 cases reported today) with 285 Active Positive, 25338 recovered (including 18 cases recovered today), 454 deaths; Baramulla has 8088 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 47 Active Positive, 7868 recovered (including 06 cases recovered today), 173 deaths; Budgam reported 7754 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 51 active positive cases, 7586 recovered (including 04 cases recovered today), 117 deaths; Pulwama has 5703 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 63 Active Positive, 5552 recovered and 88 deaths; Kupwara has 5646 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today) with 36 Active Positive, 5515 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today), 95 deaths; Anantnag district has 4881 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 51 Active Positive, 4746 recovered, 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4687 positive cases with 22 Active Positive and 4604 recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today), 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4598 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today) with 69 Active Positive, 4483 recoveries and 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2690 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today) with 31 Active Positive, 2605 recoveries and 54 deaths while as Shopian has 2564 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today) with 34 active positive cases, 2491 recoveries and 39 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 24909 positive cases (including 20 cases reported today) with 267 active positive cases, 24272 recoveries (including 15 cases recovered today), 370 deaths; Udhampur has 4196 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) 25 active positive cases, 4114 recovered and 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3867 positive cases with 05 active positive, 3807 recoveries and 55 deaths; Doda has 3428 positive cases with 03 Active positive, 3361 recovered and 64 deaths; Kathua has 3253 positive cases with 03 active positive cases, 3199 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today) and 51 deaths; Kishtwar has 2731 positive cases with 01 Active Positive, 2708 recoveries; 22 deaths; Samba has 2826 positive cases with 75 active positive cases, 2711 recoveries and 40 deaths; Poonch has 2490 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 28 active positive, 2438 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today) and 24 deaths; Ramban has 2131 positive cases with 02 active positive, 2108 recoveries and 21 deaths while Reasi has 1638 positive (including 01 cases reported today) with 05 active positive cases, 1618 recoveries and 15 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 124157 positive cases in J&K, 11574 have been reported as travelers while 112583 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 1165 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 2123 beds are vacant and 148 ICU beds where 134 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 3666 COVID dedicated beds, 3382 Isolation beds with 3288 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.