Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 641 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 274 from Jammu division and 367 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 38864.
Also 15 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 05 from Jammu division and 10 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 595 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 92 from Jammu Division and 503 from Kashmir Division.
According to the government issued handout on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 38864 positive cases, 8053 are Active Positive, 30079 have recovered and 732 have died; 75 in Jammu division and 657 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 996481 test results available, 957617 samples have been tested as negative till September 02, 2020.
Till date 467207 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 46228 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 8053 in isolation and 45978 under home surveillance. Besides, 366216 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The Government 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.