COVID-19: J&K reports 199 fresh cases, no death

Coronavirus in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday reported 199 fresh positive cases of COVID-19, thus taking the number of total active cases in the Union Territory to 1,541 while no death was reported in last 24 hours.


With no more deaths, the death toll in J&K stands at 4,530 and 199 fresh positive cases reported on Tuesday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 342,001.


Moreover, 156 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 38 from Jammu Division and 118 from Kashmir Division.


No new confirmed case of mucormycosis has been reported today.


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On COVID vaccination, the government issued handout on Covid-19 informs that 83,308   doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to 1,89,10,509.


“Out of 342001  positive cases, 1541 are Active Positive (611 in Jammu Division and 930 in Kashmir Division), 335930  have recovered and 4530 have died; 2199 in Jammu division and 2331 in Kashmir division,” it said.


The handout further said that out of 19563849 test results available, 342001 samples have tested positive and 19221848 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 56622 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.


Till date 5281217 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 7946 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1541 in isolation and 434924 in home surveillance. Besides, 4832276 persons have completed their surveillance period.


Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the handout said that Srinagar reported 62 cases, Baramulla reported 03 cases, Budgam reported 14 cases, Pulwama reported 04 cases, Kupwara reported 08 cases, Anantnag reported 05 cases, Bandipora reported 05 cases, Ganderbal reported 05 cases, Kulgam reported 03 cases while as Shopian reported no fresh case for today.


Similarly, Jammu reported 58 cases, Udhampur reported 03 cases, Rajouri   reported 03 cases, Doda reported 03 cases, Kathua reported 07 cases, Samba reported 02 cases, Poonch reported 09 case, Reasi reported no new cases, Ramban reported 04 cases while as Kishtwar reported one fresh case for today.


The handout further informs the general public that they can contact helpline numbers 0191-2520982/2674444/2674115/2674908/2549676 in Jammu Division and 0194-2440283/2430581/2452052/2457313/2457312 in Kashmir Division for any kind of guidance and assistance.


In case of emergency, people can avail free ambulance services 24×7 by calling toll free number 108 while as pregnant women and sick infants can avail free services by dialing toll free number 102, the handout reads.


It also informs that the public can reach the national helpline by dialing 1075.


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