ammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 112 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 19 from Jammu division and 93 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 127044. Also 01 COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 101 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 26 from Jammu Division and 75 from Kashmir Division.
Till date 1353650 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 31911 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 892 in isolation and 111674 in home surveillance. Besides, 1207211 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The government added that there are 1091 COVID dedicated beds, 962 Isolation beds with 958 vacant beds and 129 ICU beds where 124 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 1570 COVID dedicated beds, 1484 Isolation beds where 1424 beds are vacant and 86 ICU beds where 80are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 2661 COVID dedicated beds, 2446 Isolation beds with 2382 beds vacant and 215 ICU beds with 204 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
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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 play store.
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.
Meanwhile, a 24×7 COVID Control Room has been set up for redressal of the grievances related to COVID-19 positive patients admitted in the Associated Hospitals of Government Medical College, Jammu and Government Hospital, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu. Patients or attendants can call at 0191– 258 5444 (Control Room), Exchange: 0191-258 2626 / 258 5542 / 258 4290 /258 4291 / 258 4292 / 258 4293/ 258 4294 for assistance.
As a measure for social distancing in public places and workplaces wearing a face cover is compulsory.