ammu and Kashmir on Thursday reported 108 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 31 from Jammu division and 77 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 126201.
Moreover, 59 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 11 from Jammu Division and 48 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 126201 positive cases, 820 are Active Positive, 123426 have recovered and 1955 have died; 725 in Jammu division and 1230 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 5117679test results available, 4991478 samples have been tested as negative till 25thFebruary, 2021.
Till date 1290451 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 34268 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 820 in isolation and 108271 in home surveillance. Besides, 1145137 persons have completed their surveillance period.
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Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 26900 positive cases (including 47 cases reported today) with 340 Active Positive, 26099 recovered (including 25 cases recovered today), 461 deaths; Baramulla has 8237 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today)with 76Active Positive, 7986 recovered (including 03 cases recovered today), 175 deaths; Budgam reported 7876 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today)with 42 active positive cases, 7715 recovered (including 08cases recovered today), 119 deaths; Pulwama has 5849 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today)with 41 Active Positive, 5718 recovered (including 06 cases recovered today)and 90 deaths; Kupwara has 5681 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today),10 Active Positive, 5575 recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today), 96 deaths; Anantnag district has 5005 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today)with 40 Active Positive, 4879 recovered (including 04 cases recovered today), 86 deaths; Bandipora has 4714 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today)with17 Active Positive and 4635 recoveries, 62 deaths; Ganderbal has 4667 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with 21 Active Positive, 4599 recoveriesand47deaths; Kulgam has 2727 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today)with 17 Active Positive, 2656 recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today)and 54 deaths while as Shopian has 2603 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today)23 active positive cases, 2540 recoveries and 40 deaths.
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 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 play store.
Besides, 24×7 Rapid Antigen Testing facility for COVID-19 has been started outside the emergency of GMC Hospital Jammu. The facility will be very useful for segregation of patients in emergency wing of GMC Jammu.
Meanwhile, a 24×7 COVID Control Room has been set up for redressal of the grievances related to COVID-19 positive patients admitted in the Associated Hospitals of Government Medical College, Jammu and Government Hospital, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu. Patients or attendants can call at 0191– 258 5444 (Control Room), Exchange: 0191-258 2626 / 258 5542 / 258 4290 /258 4291 / 258 4292 / 258 4293/ 258 4294 for assistance.