ammu and Kashmir on Friday reported 210 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 41 from Jammu division and 169 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 129413. Also 01 COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 121 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 13 from Jammu Division and 108 from Kashmir Division.
According to the official bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 129413 positive cases, 1681 are Active Positive, 125748 have recovered and 1984 have died; 732 in Jammu division and 1252 in Kashmir division.
Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 98 cases, Baramulla 33, Budgam 12, Pulwama 5, Kupwara 2, Anantnag 9, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 2, Kulgam 4, Shopian 1, Jammu 30, Udhampur 4, Rajouri 2, Doda 0, Kathua 1, Samba 1, and Ramban 3.
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The Bulletin further said that out of 5888075 test results available, 5758662 samples have been tested as negative till 26thMarch, 2021.
The bulletin added that there are 1091 COVID dedicated beds, 962 Isolation beds with 938 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 1390 beds are vacant and 86 ICU beds where 77are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 2661 COVID dedicated beds, 2446 Isolation beds with 2328 beds vacant and 215 ICU beds with 188vacant 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.
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.