ammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded 561 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 177 from Jammu division and 384 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 134015. Also 02 COVID-19 deaths have been reported from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 230 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 52 from Jammu Division and 178 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 134015 positive cases, 4483 are Active Positive, 127520 have recovered and 2012have died; 741 in Jammu division and 1271 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 6286013test results available, 6151998 samples have been tested as negative till 06thApril, 2021.
Till date 1556065 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 59701 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 4483 in isolation and 121399in home surveillance. Besides, 1368470 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 222 cases, Baramulla 54, Budgam 34, Pulwama 07, Kupwara 05, Anantnag 13, Bandipora 05, Ganderbal 11, Kulgam 26, Shopian 07, Jammu 99 cases reported today, Udhampur 37, Rajouri 03, Doda 05, Kathua 14, Kishtwar 01, Samba 05, Poonch 04, and Reasi 06.
According to the bulletin, among the total 134015 positive cases in J&K, 13944 have been reported as travelers while 120071 as others.
The bulletin 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.
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”.
People are also advised to refrain from spreading rumors and pay no heed to them at the same time.