Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 1249 new positive cases of deadly virus (COVID-19), 646 from Jammu division and 603 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 67510.
Also 20 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 16 from Jammu division and 04 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 2796 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 1578 from Jammu Division and 1218 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 67510 positive cases, 19918 are Active Positive, 46530 have recovered and 1062 have died; 269 in Jammu division and 793 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 1464565 test results available, 1397055 samples have been tested as negative till September 23, 2020.
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Till date 555010 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 14891 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 19918 in isolation and 59397 under home surveillance. Besides, 459742 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 13608 positive cases (including 199 cases reported today) with 2063 Active Positive, 11273 recovered (including 159 cases recovered today), 272 deaths; Baramulla has 4033 positive cases (including 80 cases reported today) with 1217 Active Positive, 2698 recovered (including 47 cases recovered today), 118 deaths; Pulwama reported 3675 positive cases (including 25 cases reported today) with 526 active positive cases, 3085 recovered (including 66 cases recovered today), 64 deaths; Kulgam has 2213 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 147 Active Positive, 2023 recoveries (including 22 cases recovered today), 43 deaths; Shopian has 1963 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 200 Active Positive, 1733 recovered (including 02 cases reported today), 30 deaths; Anantnag district has 3356 positive cases (including 40 cases reported today) with 413 Active Positive, 2881 recovered (including 436 cases recovered today), 62 deaths; Budgam has 4545 positive cases (including 62 cases reported today) with 1586 Active Positive and 2879 recovered (including 91 cases recovered today), 80 deaths; Kupwara has 3304 positive cases (including 61 cases reported today) with 800 Active Positive, 2440 recovered (including 135 cases recovered today), 64 deaths; Bandipora has 3254 positive cases (including 41 cases reported today) with 793 Active Positive, 2427 recovered (including 215 cases recovered today), 34 deaths and Ganderbal has 2711 positive cases (including 74 cases reported today) with 629 active positive cases, 2056 recoveries (including 45 cases recovered today) and 26 deaths.
The government has also started free Tele-consultation general OPD services by Specialists/MBBS Doctors for the residents of J&K under National Tele-consultation Service. People can avail these services from Home by registering online on web portal https://esanjeevaniopd.in/. The services are available on Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. People can also download and install esanjeevani OPD app from google playstore.