- Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 1686 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 875 from Jammu division and 811 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 54096.
Also 14 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 08 from Jammu division and 06 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 452 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 146 from Jammu Division and 306 from Kashmir Division.
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According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 54096 positive cases, 17481 are Active Positive, 35737 have recovered and 878 have died; 151 in Jammu division and 727 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 1231698 test results available, 1177602 samples have been tested as negative till September 13, 2020.
Till date 523018 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 41945 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 17481 in isolation and 54279 under home surveillance. Besides, 408435 persons have completed their surveillance period.
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.