ammu and Kashmir on Monday recorded 235 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 51 from Jammu division and 184 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 130228.
Moreover, 126 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 22 from Jammu Division and 104 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 130228 positive cases, 2110 are Active Positive, 126129 have recovered and 1989 have died; 735 in Jammu division and 1254 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 5980072test results available, 5849844 samples have been tested as negative till 29thMarch, 2021.
Till date 1488288 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 27254 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2110 in isolation and 116445in home surveillance. Besides, 1340490 persons have completed their surveillance period.
According to the bulletin, among the total 130228 positive cases in J&K, 13230 have been reported as travelers while 116998 as others.
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The Bulletin said that the breakup represents districts from which the patients have been traced or are ordinarily residing.
The bulletin added that there are 1091 COVID dedicated beds, 962 Isolation beds with 923 vacant beds and 129 ICU beds where 109 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 1570 COVID dedicated beds, 1484 Isolation beds where 1372 beds are vacant and 86 ICU beds where 75are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 2661 COVID dedicated beds, 2446 Isolation beds with 2295 beds vacant and 215 ICU beds with 184vacant 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.
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”.