JAMMU, MARCH 27: The Government on Saturday informed that 271 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 75from Jammu division and 196from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 129684.Also 01 COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 138 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 13 from Jammu Division and 125 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 129684 positive cases, 1813 are Active Positive, 125886 have recovered and 1985 have died; 732 in Jammu division and 1253 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 5918723test results available, 5789039 samples have been tested as negative till 27thMarch, 2021.
Till date 1475243 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 27174 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1813 in isolation and 120838in home surveillance. Besides, 1323433 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 28531 positive cases (including 118 cases reported today) with 814 Active Positive, 27248 recovered (including 70 cases recovered today), 469 deaths; Baramulla has 8658 positive cases (including 42 cases reported today)with 221Active Positive, 8259 recovered (including 22 cases recovered today), 178 deaths; Budgam reported 8123 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today)with 131 active positive cases, 7872 recovered (including 10cases recovered today), 120 deaths; Pulwama has 5951 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today)with 54 Active Positive, 5805 recoveredand 92 deaths; Kupwara has 5764 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today), 32 Active Positive, 5635 recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today), 97 deaths; Anantnag district has 5136 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with 16 Active Positive, 5026 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today), 94 deaths; Bandipora has 4747 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today), with23 Active Positive and 4662 recoveries (including 00 cases recovered today),62 deaths; Ganderbal has 4700 positive caseswith 09 Active Positive, 4644 recoveries(including 06 cases recovered today) and47deaths; Kulgam has 2770 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today)with 15 Active Positive, 2701 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today)and 54 deaths while as Shopian has 2643 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today),24 active positive cases, 2579 recoveries(including 05 cases recovered today) and 40 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 25740 positive cases (including 56 cases reported today) with 373 active positive cases, 24988recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today), 379 deaths; Udhampur has 4340 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today), 16active positive cases, 4267 recoveriesand57 deaths; Rajouri has 3890 positive caseswith 11 active positive, 3824 recoveriesand 55 deaths; Doda has 3454 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with13 Active positive, 3377 recovered (including 01 cases recovered today)and 64 deaths; Kathua has 3294 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today), 19 active positive cases, 3222 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today)and 53 deaths; Kishtwar has 2740 positive caseswith 01 Active Positive, 2717 recoveriesand22 deaths; Samba has 2856positive cases (including 03 cases reported today)with 13 active positive cases, 2802 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today)and 41 deaths; Poonch has 2540 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with15active positive, 2501recoveriesand 24 deaths; Ramban has 2147 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today)with11 active positive cases, 2115 recoveriesand 21 deaths while Reasi has 1660 positivewith 02 active positive cases, 1642 recoveriesand 16 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 129684 positive cases in J&K, 13121 have been reported as travelers while 116563 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 1091 COVID dedicated beds, 962 Isolation beds with 930 vacant beds and 129 ICU beds where 111 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 1570 COVID dedicated beds, 1484 Isolation beds where 1383 beds are vacant and 86 ICU beds where 76are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 2661 COVID dedicated beds, 2446 Isolation beds with 2313 beds vacant and 215 ICU beds with 187vacant 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.