ammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 97 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 16from Jammu division and 81 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 127288. Also 03 COVID-19 deaths have been reported from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 54 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 07 from Jammu Division and 47 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 127288 positive cases, 899 are Active Positive, 124421 have recovered and 1968 have died; 729 in Jammu division and 1239 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 5462245test results available, 5334957 samples have been tested as negative till 10thMarch, 2021.
Till date 1369145 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 31821 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 899 in isolation and 113019 in home surveillance. Besides, 1221438 persons have completed their surveillance period.
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According to the bulletin, among the total 127288 positive cases in J&K, 12558 have been reported as travelers while 114730 as others.
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 957 vacant beds and 129 ICU beds where 125 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 1570 COVID dedicated beds, 1484 Isolation beds where 1413 beds are vacant and 86 ICU beds where 79are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 2661 COVID dedicated beds, 2446 Isolation beds with 2370 beds vacant and 215 ICU beds with 204 vacant 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.
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.