Covid-19:104 fresh cases, no death in J&K

Covid Vaccine SRINAGAR, AUG 28 (UNI) Health workers conducting on the spot Rapid Coronavirus Test near clock tower in Lal Chowk Srinagar on Saturday. UNI SRN PHOTO 4.

Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday reported 104 fresh positive cases of COVID-19, thus taking the number of total active cases in the Union Territory to 1,276 while no death was reported in last 24 hours.


With no more death, the death toll in J&K stands at 4,525 and 104 fresh positive cases reported on Wednesday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 341,028.


Moreover, 124 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 21from Jammu Division and 103 from Kashmir Division.


The government issued handout on Covid-19 informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported Wednesday, thus  the total number of confirmed cases remains 50 across J&K..


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On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 111,573doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to1,83,64,565.

“Out of 341028 positive cases, 1276are Active Positive (365in Jammu Division and 911in Kashmir Division), 335227 have recovered and 4525 have died; 2197 in Jammu division and 2328in Kashmir division,” it said.


The handout further said that out of 19193723 test results available, 341028 samples have tested positive and 18852695 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 60,665 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.


Till date 5173923 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 8331 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1276 in isolation and 433229 in home surveillance. Besides, 4726562 persons have completed their surveillance period.


Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the handout said that Srinagar reported 33 cases, Baramulla reported 12 cases, Budgam reported 04 cases, Pulwama reported 03 case, Kupwara reported 02 cases, Anantnag reported no case, Bandipora reported 02cases, Ganderbal reported 08 cases, Kulgam reported 02 cases while as Shopian reported no fresh case for today.


Similarly, Jammu reported 22 cases, Udhampur reported 02 cases, Rajouri reported 01 case, Doda reported 08 cases, Kathua reported 01case, Samba reported 02 cases, Poonch reported 02 cases, Ramban reported 01 case while as Kishtwar and Reasi reported no fresh cases 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 pregnant women and sick infants can avail free services by dialing toll free number 102, the handout reads.


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