#COVID-19 || With 442 cases in J&K, active caseload breaches 4000 mark

TNN Bureau. Updated: 4/6/2021 10:42:33 AM Front Page

LG enquires about Ex-Dy CM Muzaffar Baig, wife

Jammu: With 442 fresh cases, the active caseload breaches 4000 mark in Jammu and Kashmir while with two more fatalities the death toll reached to 2010. Moreover, the Lieutenant Governor Manoj enquired about health of former Deputy Chief Minister of J&K Muzzaffar Baig and his wife, who were recently tested positive from the infection.
“The Jammu and Kashmir added 1310 active cases in last four. The total active cases now stand 4154 including 1024 in Jammu region and while 3130 in Kashmir region,” an official told The News Now.
Out of the fresh cases, 162 were from the Jammu division and 280 from the Kashmir division of the union territory.
The officials said Srinagar district recorded the highest of 141 cases, including 27 travellers, followed by 97 in Jammu and 47 in Baramulla district.
Two districts did not report any fresh cases, while nine other districts had cases in single digits. Budgam, Bandipora, Kupwara, Kulgam, Udhampur and Reasi were the other districts to register cases in double digits.
The number of active cases has now reached 4,154 in the union territory, while 1,27,290 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.
The death toll in the union territory due to the pandemic is 2,010 as two fresh deaths were reported from the Kashmir Valley in the past 24 hours.
With 241 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 127,290 which is 95.38 percent of the total cases.
“Cases tested positive in J&K include 141 from Srinagar, 47 from Baramulla, 19 from Budgam, 02 from Pulwama, 21 from Kupwara, 09 from Anantnag, 11 from Bandipora, 06 from Ganderbal, 21from Kulgam and 03 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 162 from Jammu division include 97 from Jammu, 14 from Udhampur, 05 from Rajouri, 00 from Doda, 08 from Kathua, 02 from Samba, 01 from Kishtwar, 06 from Poonch, 00 from Ramban and 29 from Reasi," officials disclosed.
As per officials figures, 29,948 positive cases including 474 deaths and 27,914 recoveries are from Srinagar, 9,230 including 181 deaths and 8,431 recoveries are from Baramulla, 8,417 including 7,983:recoveries and 121 deaths are from Budgam, 6,032 including 5,837 recoveries and 92 deaths are from Pulwama, 5,878 including 97 deaths and 5,666 recoveries are from Kupwara, 5,243 including 5,057 recoveries and 96 deaths are from Anantnag, 4,819 cases including 4,683 and 63 deaths are from Bandipora, 4,751 including 4,649 recoveries and 49 deaths are from Ganderbal, 2,936 including 2,711 recoveries and 56 deaths are from Kulgam and 2,671 including 2,595 recoveries and 40 deaths are from Shopian.
In Jammu division, 26,293 including 25,204 recoveries and 383 deaths are from Jammu district, 4,392 including 4,281 recoveries and 58 deaths are from Udhampur, 3,917 including 3,828 recoveries and 56 deaths are from Rajouri, 3,466 including 3,389 recoveries and 64 deaths are from Doda, 3,401 including 3,266 recoveries and 53 deaths are from Kathua, 2,884 including 2,808 recoveries and 41 deaths are from Samba, 2,757 including 2,717 recoveries and 22 deaths are from Kishtwar, 2,559 including 2,508 recoveries and 26 deaths are from Poonch, 2,165 including 2,119 recoveries and 22 deaths are from Ramban and 1,695 including 1,644 recoveries and 16 deaths are from Reasi.
As per the daily information bulletin 1,547,565 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 53,701 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 4,154 persons are in isolation.
According to the bulletin, 1,366,330 persons have completed surveillance period and 121,370 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 6,246,356 samples are available. Out of 6,246,356 the number of samples tested negative stands at 6,112,902 while as 133,454 have tested positive, among them 4,154 persons are active, 127,290 persons have recovered and 2,010 persons have die.
Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Monday spoke to former Deputy chief minister CM of Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffar Hussain Baig and his wife Safina Baig, DDC Chairperson, Baramulla, on phone and enquired about their health and well-being.
He prayed for their speedy recovery, and healthy and long life.
Both Muzaffar Baig and his wife are under home quarantine after being tested positive for COVID-19, where doctors are regularly monitoring their health

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