Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 127957. Also 01 COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir Division.ammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 126 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 20 from Jammu division and 106 from
Moreover, 90 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 10 from Jammu Division and 80 from Kashmir Division.
An official Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 127957 positive cases, 1008 are Active Positive, 124972 have recovered and 1977 have died; 731 in Jammu division and 1246 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 5634811test results available, 5506854 samples have been tested as negative till 17thMarch, 2021.
Till date 1404310 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 29674 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1008 in isolation and 119146 in home surveillance. Besides, 1252505 persons have completed their surveillance period.
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According to the bulletin, among the total 127957 positive cases in J&K, 12711 have been reported as travelers while 115246 as others.
The bulletin added that there are 1091 COVID dedicated beds, 962 Isolation beds with 955 vacant beds and 129 ICU beds where 121 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 1570 COVID dedicated beds, 1484 Isolation beds where 1420 beds are vacant and 86 ICU beds where 80are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 2661 COVID dedicated beds, 2446 Isolation beds with 2375 beds vacant and 215 ICU beds with 201vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Central Government is continuously monitoring the evolving situation of Covid-19 in the Union Territory and is providing all necessary support towards effective containment of the spread of Covid-19 and better clinical management of positive cases.