Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 1081 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 640 from Jammu division and 441 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 74095.
Also 18 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 11 from Jammu division and 07 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 1250 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 615 from Jammu Division and 635 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 74095 positive cases, 17414 are Active Positive, 55517 have recovered and 1164 have died; 331 in Jammu division and 833 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 1600606 test results available, 1526511 samples have been tested as negative till September 29, 2020.
Till date 573200 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 14281 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 17414 in isolation and 52052 under home surveillance. Besides, 488289 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 14712 positive cases (including 222 cases reported today) with 2138 Active Positive, 12285 recovered (including 187 cases recovered today), 289 deaths; Baramulla has 4335 positive cases (including 62 cases reported today) with 1280 Active Positive, 2931 recovered (including 15 cases recovered today), 124 deaths; Pulwama reported 3909 positive cases (including 24 cases reported today) with 433 active positive cases, 3408 recovered (including 42 cases recovered today), 68 deaths; Kulgam has 2260 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 118 Active Positive, 2099 recoveries (including 19 cases recovered today), 43 deaths; Shopian has 2025 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 193 Active Positive, 1800 recovered (including 09 cases reported today), 32 deaths; Anantnag district has 3503 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 431 Active Positive, 3009 recovered (including 20 cases recovered today), 63 deaths; Budgam has 4820 positive cases (including 29 cases reported today) with 964 Active Positive and 3774 recovered (including 109 cases recovered today), 82 deaths; Kupwara has 3575 positive cases (including 36 cases reported today) with 816 Active Positive, 2692 recovered (including 32 cases recovered today), 67 deaths; Bandipora has 3385 positive cases (including 22 cases reported today) with 478 Active Positive, 2870 recovered (including 107 cases recovered today), 37 deaths and Ganderbal has 2868 positive cases (including 24 cases reported today) with 388 active positive cases, 2452 recoveries (including 95 cases recovered today) and 28 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 playstore.
People are also advised to refrain from spreading rumours and pay no heed to them at the same time.