10 COVID-19 deaths, 390 fresh cases

Kabir Basti declared containment/red zone; Lockdown imposed


JAMMU, Aug 4: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded 390 COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections to 22,396, while 10 fatalities in the last 24 hours pushed the death toll from the disease to 417, officials said.
They said all the 10 deaths were reported from the Kashmir Valley.
The valley accounts for 387 of the total deaths while 30 fatalities have so far been reported from the Jammu region, the officials said. Of the fresh cases, 152 were from the Jammu region and 238 from the valley, they said.
There are 7, 123 active COVID-19 cases in the UT, while 14,856 patients have so far recovered from the infection, they added.
The cases detected on Tuesday include 48 people who had recently returned to Jammu and Kashmir.
The officials said Srinagar district in central Kashmir recorded a maximum of 99 new cases followed by 41 in Jammu distriuct and 37 in Anantnag district of south Kashmir.
District Magistrate Jammu, Sushma Chauhan, vide powers conferred upon her under section 144 of CrPC, read with relevant provisions under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and the Disaster Management Act, 2005, has declared Kabir Basti, falling in Municipal Ward No. 8, Police Station Bus Stand of district Jammu, as containment/red zone and imposed strict lockdown and tight perimeter control in the said area, except for essential needs.
Accordingly, the SOPs issued by the State Executive Committee vide its order number 38-JK-DMRRR of 2020 dated 14-4-2020 shall apply to the above specified areas, an order issued today stated.
However, for any medical emergency, individuals can contact 24X7 control rooms at 0191-2571616, 0191-2571912 and necessary facilitation shall be done.
As per the order, "Any violation of this order shall invite punitive action under section 188 of Indian Penal Code and other relevant sections of Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and the Disaster Management Act, 2005.”
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 22396 positive cases, 7123 are Active Positive, 14856 have recovered and 417 have died; 30 in Jammu division and 387 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 671413 test results available, 649017 samples have been tested as negative till August 4, 2020.
Additionally, till date 376393 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 44229 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 7123 in isolation and 43078 under home surveillance. Besides, 281546 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 5432 positive cases (including 99 cases reported today) with 2300 Active Positive, 2994 recovered (including 229 cases recovered today), 138 deaths; Baramulla has 1968 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 443 Active Positive, 1452 recovered (including 09 cases recovered today), 73 deaths; Pulwama reported 1628 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 723 active positive cases and 881 recovered (including 49 cases recovered today) and 24 deaths; Kulgam has 1524 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 173 Active Positive and 1322 recoveries (including 173 cases recovered today) and 29 deaths; Shopian has 1485 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 224 Active Positive, 1238 recovered and 23 deaths; Anantnag district has 1411 positive cases (including 37 cases reported today) with 270 Active Positive, 1115 recovered (including 45 cases recovered today), 26 deaths; Budgam has 1345 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 436 Active Positive and 878 recovered (including 150 cases recovered today) cases and 31 deaths; Kupwara has 1161 positive cases (including 20 cases reported today) with 200 Active Positive, 940 recovered(including 04 cases recovered today), 21 deaths; Bandipora has 820 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 273 Active Positive, 532 recovered (including 01 cases recovered today) and 15 deaths and Ganderbal has 518 positive cases (including 28 cases reported today) with 180 active positive cases and 331 recoveries (including 34 case recovered today) and 07 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 1300 positive cases (including 41 cases reported today) with 583 active positive cases and 696 recoveries (including 52 cases recovered today), 21 deaths; Rajouri has 741 positive cases (including 21cases reported today) with 288 active positive cases, 451 recovered (including 147 cases recovered today), 02 deaths; Ramban has 574 positive cases with 131 active positive, 442 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today), 01 death; Kathua has 551 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 139 Active positive, 411 recovered (including 42 cases recovered today), 01 death; Udhampur has 581 positive cases (including 26 cases reported today) with 216 active positive cases, 364 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today), 01 death; Samba has 457 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 176 Active Positive and 280 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today), 01 death; Doda has 299 positive cases (including 07 case reported today) with 80 active positive cases, 217 recoveries (including 17 recoveries today), 02 deaths; Poonch has 248 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 95 active positive, 152 recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today),01 death; Reasi has 198 positive cases (including 28 cases reported today) with 138 active positive, 60 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today) and Kishtwar has 155 positive cases with 55 active positive cases; 100 recoveries (including 20 cases recovered today).
According to the bulletin, of the total 22396 positive cases in J&K 4593 have been reported as travelers while 17803 as others.

Share This Story

Comment On This Story


Photo Gallery

BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty