Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 1457 new positive cases of deadly virus (COVID-19), 817 from Jammu division and 640 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 63990.
Also 14 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 09 from Jammu division and 05 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 692 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 312 from Jammu Division and 380 from Kashmir Division.
Till date 543541 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 25983 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 22032 in isolation and 67149 under home surveillance. Besides, 427376 persons have completed their surveillance period.
As a measure for social distancing in public places and workplaces wearing a face cover is compulsory.
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.”
In case of any emergency people can avail free ambulance services 24×7 at their doorsteps by calling on toll-free number 108 while as pregnant women and sick infants can avail free ambulance services by dialing toll-free number 102.