Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 2030 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19),944from Jammu division and 1086 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 150238. Also 08 COVID-19 deaths have been reported, 05 from Jammu Division and 03 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 716 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 177 from Jammu Division and 716 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 150238 positive cases, 13470 are Active Positive, 134697 have recovered and 2071have died; 771 in Jammu division and 1300 in Kashmir division.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 35720 positive cases (including 647 cases reported today) with 4480 Active Positive, 30750recovered (including 315cases recovered today), 490 deaths; Baramulla has 10707 positive cases (including 136 cases reported today)with 1128Active Positive, 9395recovered (including 87 cases recovered today), 184 deaths; Budgam reported 9143 positive cases (including 119 cases reported today)with 553 active positive cases, 8467 recovered (including 49cases recovered today), 123 deaths; Pulwama has 6437 positive cases (including 57 cases reported today)with 343 Active Positive, 6000 recovered (including 32 cases recovered today)and 94 deaths; Kupwara has 6196 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today), 269 Active Positive, 5828recoveries, 99 deaths; Anantnag district has 5688 positive cases (including 36 cases reported today)with 346 Active Positive, 5241 recovered (including 27 cases recovered today), 101 deaths; Bandipora has 5039 positive cases (including21 cases reported today), with165Active Positive and 4811 recoveries (including 11 cases recovered today), 63 deaths; Ganderbal has 4967 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today)with 193 Active Positive, 4725 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today)and49deaths; Kulgam has 3270 positive cases (including 35 cases reported today)with 317 Active Positive, 2896recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today)and 57 deaths while as Shopian has 2775 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today),101 active positive cases, 2634 recoveries(including 05 cases recovered today) and 40 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 29741 positive cases (including 501 cases reported today) with 3303 active positive cases, 26034recoveries (including 123 cases recovered today), 404 deaths; Udhampur has 5342 positive cases (including 81 cases reported today), 317active positive cases, 4967 recoveries (including 14 cases recovered today)and58 deaths; Rajouri has 4152 positive cases (including 34 cases reported today)with 228active positive, 3867 recoveries (including 05 cases recovered today)and 57 deaths; Doda has 3553 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today)with 60 Active positive, 3429 recovered (including 01 cases recovered today) and 64 deaths; Kathua has 3861 positive cases (including 54 cases reported today), 294 active positive cases, 3513 recovered(including 09 cases recovered today) and 53 deaths; Kishtwar has 2827 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today)with 35 Active Positive, 2770 recoveries and 22 deaths; Samba has 3127 positive cases (including 30 cases reported today)with 196 active positive cases, 2887 recoveries (including 24 cases recovered today)and 44 deaths; Poonch has 2676 positive cases (including 37 cases reported today)with116active positive, 2531recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today)and 29 deaths; Ramban has 2275 positive cases (including 32 cases reported today)with94 active positive cases, 2158 recoveries and 23 deaths while Reasi has 2742 positive (including 143 cases reported today)with 932 active positive cases, 1794 recoveries and 16 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 150238 positive cases in J&K, 17359have been reported as travelers while 132879 as others.
The bulletin has informed the people that, the best way to protect themselves from COVID-19 is by maintaining physical distance of at least 2 meter from others, frequently cleaning hands with an alcohol based hand sanitizer or washing them with soap and water and following good respiratory etiquette and hygiene.
As a measure for social distancing in public places and workplaces wearing a face cover is compulsory.
The bulletin again explained that early detection of COVID-19 can prevent the spread of disease so we need to be responsible for the well-being of ourselves and everyone around us. “Not disclosing symptoms could put life of individuals and their families at risk. In case of symptoms like fever, cough and difficulty in breathing report early. Do not fear, call COVID-19 helpline numbers and seek medical advice”.