J-K reports four Covid deaths, 132 new cases

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Jammu and Kashmir reported 132 new Covid-19 cases while as four persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Tuesday.

29 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu Division and 103 from Kashmir, taking the overall tally to 338047. Moreover, 188 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 26from Jammu Division and 162 from Kashmir Division.
The government issued handout on Covid-19 informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today.

On COVID vaccination, the handout informs that 58,040 doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to1,70,31,206.

‘Out of 338047 positive cases, 1601 are Active Positive (431 in Jammu Division and 1170in Kashmir Division), 331959 have recovered and 4487 have died; 2188 in Jammu division and 2299in Kashmir division,” reads the government issued handout on Covid-19.

The handout further said that out of 17993958 test results available, 338047 samples have tested positive and 17655911 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 47,917 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.


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Till date 4667449 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 4181 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1601 in isolation and 429810 in home surveillance. Besides, 4227370 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the handout said that Srinagar reported 32 cases, Baramulla reported 19 cases, Budgam reported 25 cases, Pulwama reported 05 cases, Kupwara reported 08cases, Anantnag reported 01case, Bandipora reported 06 cases, Ganderbal reported 06cases, Kulgam reported 01 case while as Shopian reported no fresh cases for today.

Similarly, Jammu reported 14 cases, Udhampur reported 01case, Rajouri   reported 01case, Doda reported 07 cases, Kathua reported 03 cases, Poonch reported 03caseswhile as Samba, Kishtwar, Reasi and Ramban 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 bulletin reads.

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


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