#COVID || At 774, J&K sees lowest daily spike in 65 days

TNN Bureau. Updated: 6/14/2021 10:36:38 AM Front Page

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday recorded its lowest daily Covid-19 infections in 65 days with 774 cases, taking the overall count to 3,07412.
The UT had last witnessed below 900 infections was on April 9.
As many as 12 persons also succumbed to the virus, taking the death toll to 4,186 in the UT.
There were 545 cases and five deaths in Kashmir, while the Jammu division reported 2229 infections and seven fatalities. Since last week, the UT has mostly recorded below-20 daily fatalities.
The number of patients who were cured in the UT on Saturday was 1965, including 1,267 from Kashmir and 698 from Jammu. The active cases dropped to 15,081 from the highest ever count of 52,848 on May 13. With total recoveries of 2,88,145, the cute rate to climbed to 93.32 %.
Officials said 43,130 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours in the UT with the total number of tests crossing over 9.12 million.
Moreover, 1965 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 698 from Jammu Division and 1267 from Kashmir Division.
Besides this, 76.05 percent of population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across the Jammu and Kashmir.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 307412 positive cases, 15081 are Active Positive, 288145 have recovered and 4186have died; 2037in Jammu division and 2149 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 9173077test results available, 8865665 samples have been tested as negative till13th June, 2021.
Till date 2236555 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 62794 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 15081 in isolation and 146783in home surveillance. Besides, 2007711 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 68228 positive cases (including 149 cases reported today) with 2194Active Positive, 65220recovered (including 310cases recovered today), 814 deaths; Baramulla has 22688 positive cases (including 38 cases reported today)with 1361Active Positive, 21054recovered (including325 cases recovered today), 273 deaths; Budgam reported 21829positive cases (including83 cases reported today)with 1068 active positive cases, 20562 recovered (including 193cases recovered today), 199deaths; Pulwama has 14414 positive cases (including 49 cases reported today)with1267Active Positive, 12967recovered (including 85 cases recovered today)and 180 deaths; Kupwara has 13262 positive cases (including 64 cases reported today), 864 Active Positive, 12245recoveries (including 122 cases recovered today), 153deaths; Anantnag district has 15522 positive cases (including 59 cases reported today)with 973 Active Positive, 14357recovered (including 43 cases recovered today), 192 deaths; Bandipora has 8989 positive cases (including38 cases reported today), with396Active Positive and 8495 recoveries (including 40cases recovered today),98deaths; Ganderbal has 9287 positive cases (including 22cases reported today)with 458Active Positive, 8756 recoveries (including 44 cases recovered today)and73deaths; Kulgam has 10702 positive cases (including 35 cases reported today)with 700 Active Positive, 9893recoveries (including43 cases recovered today)and 109 deaths while as Shopian has 5499 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today),254active positive cases, 5187 recoveries (including 62 cases recovered today)and58 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 52003 positive cases (including 38 cases reported today) with 1852 active positive cases, 49035recoveries (including 329 cases recovered today), 1116 deaths; Udhampur has 10988 positive cases (including 04cases reported today), 249active positive cases, 10608 recoveries (including42 cases recovered today)and131deaths; Rajouri has 10374 positive cases (including 36 cases reported today)with 519active positive, 9651recoveries (including 90 cases recovered today)and 204deaths; Doda has 6377 positive cases (including 55cases reported today)with995Active positive, 5286recovered (including 54 cases recovered today)and 96deaths; Kathua has 9065 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today), 128 active positive cases, 8788recovered(including 36cases recovered today) and 149deaths; Kishtwar has 4242 positive cases (including 20 cases reported today)with 167 Active Positive, 4036 recoveries (including 24 cases recovered today)and39 deaths; Samba has 6992 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today)with 295 active positive cases, 6580 recoveries (including 43cases recovered today)and 117 deaths; Poonch has 5843 positive cases (including 30 cases reported today)with847active positive, 4910recoveriesand 86 deaths; Ramban has 5604 positive cases (including 22 cases reported today)with345 active positive cases, 5201 recoveries (including 64 cases recovered today)and 58 deaths while Reasi has 5504 positive (including 08 cases reported today)with 149 active positive cases, 5314 recoveries (including16 cases recovered today)and 41 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 307412 positive cases in J&K, 21859have been reported as travellers while 285553as others.
The Bulletin said that the breakup represents districts from which the patients have been traced or are ordinarily residing.
The bulletin added that there are 2753 COVID dedicated beds, 2337 Isolation beds with 2087vacant beds and 416 ICU beds where 325 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 3353 COVID dedicated beds, 3074 Isolation beds where 2342 beds are vacant and 279 ICU beds where 223are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 6106 COVID dedicated beds, 5411 Isolation beds with 4429beds vacant and 695 ICU beds with 548vacant 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 allnecessary support towards effective containment of the spread of Covid-19 and better clinical management of positive cases.
The government has also started free tele-consultation general OPD services by Specialists/MBBS Doctors for the residents of J&K under National Tele-consultation Service. People can avail these services from Home by registering online on web portal https://esanjeevaniopd.in/. The services are available on Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. People can also download and install e-sanjeevani OPD app from google play store.

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