#COVID19 || Nearly 60 per cent active caseload from 2 districts

TNN Bureau. Updated: 2/23/2021 10:30:06 AM Front Page

Jammu: Nearly 60 per cent of Jammu and Kashmir Covid-19 active caseload is from two districts including from Jammu and Srinagar. Moreover, the 58 new cases of deadly infection has pushed the overall tally to 125925 while the death toll remains at 1954 with no fresh fatality in the union territory since last two days.

Of the total 735 active cases in Jammu and Kashmir, about 60 per cent, which is 430, contributed from two districts including Jammu and Srinagar. The district Jammu contributes 108 active cases while district Srinagar contribute 322 active cases.

Of the fresh cases, 11 were from the Jammu division and 47 from the Kashmir division.

Srinagar district recorded the highest number of 17 new cases, followed by 15 in Baramulla district.

While 10 districts did not report any fresh cases, eight districts had new cases in single digits.

The number of active has risen to 735 in the union territory, while 1,23,236 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.

The death toll in the union territory due to the pandemic stands at 1,954 as no fresh death has been reported in two days.

With 44 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 123,236 which is 97.87 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 17 from Srinagar, 15 from Baramulla, 05 from Budgam, 02 from Pulwama, 01 from Kupwara, 05 from Anantnag, 00 from Bandipora, 00 from Ganderbal, 01 from Kulgam and 01 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 11 from Jammu division include 09 from Jammu, 00 from Udhampur, 00 from Rajouri, 00 from Doda, 00 from Kathua, 00 from Samba, 02 from Kishtwar, 00 from Poonch, 00 from Ramban and 00 from Reasi," officials disclosed.

As per officials figures, 26,794 positive cases including 461 deaths and 26,011 recoveries are from Srinagar, 8,208 including 175 deaths and 7,979 recoveries are from Baramulla, 7,863 including 7,698 recoveries and 119 deaths are from Budgam, 5,837 including 5,709 recoveries and 89 deaths are from Pulwama, 5,673 including 96 deaths and 5,574 recoveries are from Kupwara, 4,990 including 4,867 recoveries and 86 deaths are from Anantnag, 4,709 cases including 4,632 and 62 deaths are from Bandipora, 4,664 including 4,596 recoveries and 47 deaths are from Ganderbal, 2,719 including 2,652 recoveries and 54 deaths are from Kulgam and 2,599 including 2,540 recoveries and 40 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 25,169 including 24,688 recoveries and 373 deaths are from Jammu district, 4,259 including 4,176 recoveries and 57 deaths are from Udhampur, 3,876 including 3,816 recoveries and 55 deaths are from Rajouri, 3,436 including 3,371 recoveries and 64 deaths are from Doda, 3,256 including 3,203 recoveries and 53 deaths are from Kathua, 2,837 including 2,790 recoveries and 40 deaths are from Samba, 2,735 including 2,711 recoveries and 22 deaths are from Kishtwar, 2,520 including 2,479 recoveries and 24 deaths are from Poonch, 2,135 including 2,114 recoveries and 21 deaths are from Ramban and 1,646 including 1,630 recoveries and 16 deaths are from Reasi.

As per the daily information bulletin 1,268,616 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 34,056 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 735 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 1,122,987 persons have completed surveillance period and 108,884 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 5,038,661 samples are available.

Out of 5,038,661 the number of samples tested negative stands at 4,912,736 while as 125,925 have tested positive, among them 735 persons are active, 123,236 persons have recovered and 1,954 persons have died

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