J&K: 10 CRPF men, 2 pregnant women among 127 new positive cases, tally at 6,549

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir today witnessed 127 fresh positive cases that include 10 CRPF personnel, a doctor, a soldier and two pregnant women, taking the total number of cases to 6,549 in the Union Territory.

Officials said that among 127 new cases that were detected in J&K today, 71 were tested positive at SKIMS, 28 at CD hospital, 19 at JVC Bemina and rest at other hospitals. “The fresh positive cases include 10 CRPF personnel and two pregnant women also,” they said.

Among 127 new cases, 113 belong to Kashmir division while 14 are from Jammu division, officials said, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir has reached 5,111 including 3,010 recoveries and 80 deaths while total number of positive cases in Jammu has reached to 1,438 including 957 recoveries and 11 deaths.

The officials said that total number of active cases in J&K is 2,492 including 2,022 from Kashmir division and 470 from Jammu.

With 149 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in the UT has reached to 3,967 which is 60.57 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 35 from Kulgam, 33 from Srinagar, 12 from Shopian, 15 from Baramulla, 9 from Kupwara, 3 from Bandipora and 6 from Ganderbal in Kashmir division while as 14 from Jammu division include 4 from Jammu, 3 each from Rajouri and Kuthua, 2 from Samba and one each from Doda and Reasi,” Officials disclosed.

As per officials figures, 744 positive cases including 11 deaths and 489 recoveries are from Kulgam, 785 including 22 deaths and 234 recoveries from Srinagar, 686 including 479 recoveries and 10 deaths are from Shopian, 622 including 6 deaths and 456 recoveries are from Anantnag, 685 including 14 deaths and 347 recoveries are from Baramulla, 491 including 360 recoveries and 05 deaths are from Kupwara, 283 including 238 recoveries and 01 death are from Bandipora, 386 including 168 recoveries and 04 death are from Pulwama, 347  including 180 recoveries and 06 deaths are from Budgam, 82 including 59 recoveries are from Ganderbal.

In Jammu, 322 including 247 recoveries and 07 deaths are from Jammu district, 217 including 152 recoveries and 01 death are from Udhampur, 213 including 151 recoveries are from Ramban, 206 including 119 recoveries are from Kathua, 134 including 65 recoveries from Samba, 118 including 91 recoveries and one death are from Poonch, 94 including 01 death and 37 recoveries are from Rajouri, 72 including 54 recoveries and 01 death are from Doda, 37 including 24 recoveries are from Reasi and 25 including 16 recoveries are from Kishtwar.

As per the daily information bulletin, 268,606 persons in the UT are under observation while 39,345 persons have been kept under home quarantine. Besides that, 2492 persons are in hospital isolation while 31 persons are under hospital quarantine.

According to the bulletin, 1,77,678 persons have completed surveillance period and 48,970 persons are under home surveillance.

So far, results of 3,32,445 samples are available out of which 325,896 stand negative while 6,422 have been tested positive. Among positive cases, 2,492 are active and 3,967 persons have recovered while 91 have died.

-ARK