COVID-19: 14 patients die, 1,090 test positive in J&K

Srinagar, Oct 02: Jammu and Kashmir Friday recorded 14 fresh deaths taking the total death toll to 1212 while as 1090 cases tested positive for the deadly virus pushing the tally up to 77253 in the Union Territory.

Of the total 77,253 cases, 46,687 are from Kashmir and 30,566 from Jammu division.

Among 1,090 new cases, 487 belong to Kashmir division while as 603 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 46,687 including 38,904 recoveries and 847 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 30,566 including 21,048 recoveries and 365 deaths.

The officials said that total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 16,089  including 6,936 from Kashmir division and 9,153 from Jammu division.

With 1,409 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 59,952 which is 77.60 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 181 from Srinagar, 54 from Budgam, 64 from Baramulla, 29 from Pulwama, 32 from Anantnag, 58 from Bandipora, 25 from Kupwara, 28 from Ganderbal, 06 from Kulgam and 10 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 603 from Jammu division include 354 from Jammu, 33 from Rajouri, 30 from Udhampur, 21 from Kathua, 27 from Doda, 20 from Samba, 22 from Poonch, 25 from Ramban, 46 from Reasi and 25 from Kishtiwar,” officials disclosed.

Notably, in the last 24 hours, 14 persons who were tested positive for COVID-19 have died which include 04 from Kashmir division and 10 from Jammu division.

As per media bulletin, patients who have died include three from Srinagar and one from Budgam in Kashmir division while as 10 from Jammu division include four from Jammu district, two each from Udhampur and Kuthua and one each from Doda and Samba.

As per officials figures, 15,226 positive cases including 295 deaths and 12,696 recoveries are from Srinagar, 4,980 including 85 deaths and 3,970 recoveries are from Budgam, 4,491 including 2,993 recoveries and 124 deaths are from Baramulla, 3,996 including 3,524 recoveries and 69 deaths are from Pulwama, 3,567 including 66 deaths and 3,060 recoveries are from Anantnag, 3,492 including 3,024 recoveries and 37 deaths are from Bandipora, 3,665 cases including 2,861 and 67 deaths are from Kupwara, 2,946 including 2,584 recoveries and 29 deaths are from Ganderbal, 2,285 including 2,131 recoveries and 43 deaths are from Kulgam and 2,039 including 1,850 recoveries and 32 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 13,859 including 1,0110 recoveries and 196 deaths are from Jammu district, 2,725 including 1,634 recoveries and 32 deaths are from Rajouri, 2,303 including 1,869 recoveries and 20 deaths are from Udhampur, 2,100 including 1,593 recoveries and 24 deaths are from Kathua, 2,260 including 1,297 recoveries and 32 deaths are from Doda, 1,802 including 1,135 recoveries and 22 deaths are from Samba, 1,810 including 886 recoveries and 16 deaths are from Poonch, 1,382 including  1,120 recoveries and 10 deaths are from Ramban, 1,010 including 685 recoveries and 06 deaths are from Reasi and 1,315 including 719 recoveries and 07 deaths are from Kishtwar.

As per the daily information bulletin, 581,282 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 15,129 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 16,089 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 499,404 persons have completed surveillance period and 49,448 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 1,667,587 samples are available.

Out of 1,667,587 the number of samples tested negative stands at 1,590,334 while 77,253 have tested positive, among them 16,089 are active, 59,952 persons have recovered and 1,212 persons have died.

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