ammu and Kashmir on Friday reported 808 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 283 from Jammu division and 525 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 136470. Also 04 COVID-19 deaths have been reported, 02 from Jammu Division and 02 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 312 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 60 from Jammu Division and 252 from Kashmir Division.
Providing district wise details, the officials told GNS that Srinagar reported 299 cases, Baramulla 104, Budgam 36, Pulwama 5, Kupwara 22, Anantnag 23, Bandipora 11, Ganderbal 7, Kulgam 10, Shopian 8, Jammu 164, Udhampur 28, Rajouri 9, Doda 9, Kathua 11, Samba 9, Kishtwar 17, Poonch 3, Ramban 0 and Reasi 33.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 136470 positive cases, 6115 are Active Positive, 128332 have recovered and 2023have died; 747 in Jammu division and 1276 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 6416947 test results available, 6280477 samples have been tested as negative till 09thApril, 2021.
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”.
Advisory has further exhorted upon the people not to step out of home, unless absolutely necessary. “If you have to move out for unavoidable reasons, ensure that you wear a mask and practice social distancing, personal hygiene and frequent hand washing with soap and water.”