Srinagar: Seventy-one travelers were among 655 new covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the overall count to 35135.
Also 14 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 03 from Jammu division and 11 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 528 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 89 from Jammu Division and 439 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 35135 positive cases, 7743 are Active Positive, 26721 have recovered and 671 have died; 57 in Jammu division and 614 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 915226 test results available, 880091 samples have been tested as negative till August 27, 2020.
Till date 448697 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 44537 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 7743 in isolation and 43728 under home surveillance. Besides, 352018 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Advisory has further exhorted upon the people not to step out of home, unless absolutely necessary. “If you have to move out for unavoidable reasons, ensure that you wear a mask and practice social distancing, personal hygiene and frequent hand washing with soap and water.”
In case of any emergency people can avail free ambulance services 24×7 at their doorsteps by calling on toll-free number 108 while as pregnant women and sick infants can avail free ambulance services by dialing toll-free number 102.