Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday reported 1592 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 770 from Jammu division and 822 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 49134.
Also 13 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 08 from Jammu division and 05 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 344 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 71 from Jammu Division and 273 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 49134 positive cases, 14074 are Active Positive, 34215 have recovered and 845 have died; 131 in Jammu division and 714 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 1152563 test results available, 1103429 samples have been tested as negative till September 10, 2020.
Till date 505236 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 44022 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 14074 in isolation and 52126 under home surveillance. Besides, 394169 persons have completed their surveillance period.
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Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 10980 positive cases (including 218 cases reported today) with 1637 Active Positive, 9097 recovered (including 103 cases recovered today), 246 deaths; Baramulla has 3274 positive cases (including 75 cases reported today) with 754 Active Positive, 2410 recovered (including 23 cases recovered today), 110 deaths; Pulwama reported 3035 positive cases (including 68 cases reported today) with 476 active positive cases, 2499 recovered (including 40 cases recovered today), 60 deaths; Kulgam has 2041 positive cases (including 15 cases reported today) with 109 Active Positive, 1892 recoveries (including 17 cases recovered today), 40 deaths; Shopian has 1797 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 105 Active Positive, 1663 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today), 29 deaths; Anantnag district has 2762 positive cases (including 49 cases reported today) with 677 Active Positive, 2032 recovered (including 11 cases recovered today), 53 deaths; Budgam has 3278 positive cases (including 190 cases reported today) with 996 Active Positive and 2214 recovered (including 31 cases recovered today), 68 deaths; Kupwara has 2609 positive cases (including 85 cases reported today) with 833 Active Positive, 1720 recovered (including 18 cases recovered today), 56 deaths; Bandipora has 2558 positive cases (including 56 cases reported today) with 673 Active Positive, 1858 recovered (including 13 cases recovered today), 27 deaths and Ganderbal has 1933 positive cases (including 64 cases reported today) with 515 active positive cases, 1393 recoveries (including 10 cases recovered today) and 25 deaths.
According to the bulletin, of the total 49134 positive cases in J&K 7384 have been reported as travelers while 41750 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.