127 more positive, infections tally cross 7k mark; 91 recover

TNN Bureau. Updated: 6/29/2020 11:15:51 AM Front Page

7 Beacon men, 3 cops, doc among new cases

JAMMU/SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday recorded 127 fresh cases of Coronavirus including seven employees working in Beacon project of Border Roads Organisation in Kupwara, three policemen including a traffic cop and a doctor, even as 91 patients were discharged after their recovery from the disease.
102 of the fresh cases emerged from Kashmir region and 25 from Jammu region and which also include three government employees from Ganderbal and two service providers, have taken the infections tally in the Union territory to 7093.
As many as 2683 people are active while 4316 patients have been cured so far. The death toll stands at 94.
As per a media bulletin, fresh Valley cases included 31 from Srinagar followed by Budgam (22), Kupwara (16), Pulwama (11), Kulgam (7), Baramulla (6), Ganderbal (4), two each from Shopian, Anantnag and one case from Bandipora.
Among the cases 47 were confirmed at SKIMS Bemina, 30 at CD hospital and at least 28 at SKIMS Soura laboratories.
Dr Riyaz Untoo, Principal SKIMS Bemina, said that out of 468 samples processed at the hospital’s lab, 47 tested positive for COVID-19, 24 from Budgam and 23 from Srinagar.
The Srinagar cases include male (46) and female (62) from Nowshera, male (36) from AwantaBhawan, male (38) from Kashmir University, male (32) from MerakShah Colony , male (38) from Traffic police-line, male (40) from Nowhatta, male (19) from Pattan, male (19) from Sopore , male (38) from Kuthwa, male (28) from Beerwah, male (39) from Salgam, male (56) from Charari-e-Shreef, male (45) from Zampkadal, female (52) from PeerBagh, female (38) from Hyderpora, male (41) from (NA), female (20) from Khunmoo, two females (60,61) from Jawhar Nagar, two females (45, 18) from Sheribhat and male (22) from Bagi Ali Mardan
The Budgam cases males (39, 35, 19, 55, 50, 26) and females (65, 42, 26) from Chadoora, female (16) and male (11) from Tujna, male (32) from Wadwan, female (28) from Farashigund, two males (8, 9) and two females (36, 18) from Khanshab, male (44) and four females (28, 65, 12, 42) from Yarikhah, male (35) from Yarihama and male (29) from Rizwan Budgam.
Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer Coronavirus Control Measures at the SKIMS Soura, said that out of the total 1777 samples processed at the viral diagnostic lab of the hospital, 28 tested positive.
Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, said that among the positive cases, nine are from Pulwama, seven from Kulgam, six from Srinagar two each from Kupwara and Anantnag besides one each from Baramulla and Bandipora.
The seven from Kulgam include female (17) from N S Pora, male (65) and female (21) from Harweth, male (35) from Hangalbush, male (58) from Dadipora, male (36) from K B Pora and male (70) from Yaripora Kulgam
The eight Srinagar cases include male (36) from Baghwanpora, male (40) from Hathi Khan, male (27) from Soura, female (45) from Safakadal, two male (21, 77) from Bemina, male (38) from Nowgam Srinagar and female (22) from Lalbazar Srinagar.
Nine from Pulwama include four males (48, 80, 43, 60) and female (45) from Draklaran Abhama, male (45) from Shair Shaili, two males (28, 24) from Ladhoo Pampore , male (40) from Awantipora.
The two cases from Anantnag include male (35) from Bidder and male (45) from Shangus while Kupwara cases are male (31, 45) from DPL Handwara besides male (22) from Kunzar Baramulla, female (60) from Hajin Bandipora.
The CD cases include seven males (34, 37, 40, 25, 32, 33, 35) from 109 RCC Trehgam, four females (30, 25, 22, 19) and male (05) from Halmatpora, male (20) and female (50) from Vodpora, two females (16, NA) from Shopian, female (55) from Khejipora Baramulla, male (25) from Pattan Baramulla, male (32) from Parra Mohalla Pattan , female (NA) from Bemina, male (46) from Khanmoo Srinagar, male (40) from Kangan, male (23) from Paulpora Srinagar, male (14) from Srinagar and three males (40, 45, 43) from Wakura.
60 patients were discharged from hospital after their recovery from the disease.
In Jammu region, 25 new cases of Covid-19 surfaced today while 31 patients recovered across the ten districts. The fresh cases include 10 from Udhampur, 8 from Jammu, 3 from Kathua, 2 from Doda and one each from Ramban and Poonch.
31 patients including 9 from Udhampur, 8 each from Jammu and Samba, and 3 each from Doda and Poonch were discharged from hospitals after their recovery.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 7093 positive cases, 2683 are Active Positive, 4316 have recovered and 94 have died; 11 in Jammu division and 83 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 351865 test results available, 344772 samples have been tested as negative till June 28, 2020.
Additionally, till date 276057 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 40065 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 34 in Hospital Quarantine, 2683 in hospital isolation and 46873 under home surveillance. Besides, 186308 persons have completed their surveillance period.

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