28 travelers among 610 Covid-19 cases reported in J&K

18/10/2020



JAMMU, Oct 17: 28 travelers were among 610 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 87364.
An official said that 247 cases were from Jammu Division and 363 from Kashmir.
Giving the district wise details, he said, Srinagar reported 129 cases, Budgam 32, Baramulla 58, Pulwama 28, Kupwara 25, Anantnag 19, Bandipora 36, Ganderbal 24, Kulgam 6, Shopian 6, Jammu 116, Rajouri 16, Udhampur 10, Doda 17, Kathua 8, Poonch 11, Samba 8, Kishtwar 38, Ramban 19 and Reasi 4.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 87364 positive cases, 8704 are Active Positive, 77288 have recovered and 1372 have died; 454 in Jammu division and 918 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 1978626 test results available, 1891262 samples have been tested as negative till October 17, 2020.
Till date 626061 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 25203 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 8704 in isolation and 50263 in home surveillance. Besides, 540519 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 17530 positive cases (including 129 cases reported today) with 1806 Active Positive, 15396 recovered (including 143 cases recovered today), 328 deaths; Baramulla has 5163 positive cases (including 58 cases reported today) with 1264 Active Positive, 3764 recovered (including 70 cases recovered today), 135 deaths; Pulwama reported 4398 positive cases (including 28 cases reported today) with 284 active positive cases, 4038 recovered (including 19 cases recovered today), 76 deaths; Kulgam has 2388 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 91 Active Positive, 2254 recoveries (including 10 cases recovered today), 43 deaths; Shopian has 2118 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 89 Active Positive, 1996 recovered (including 14 cases recovered today), 33 deaths; Anantnag district has 3924 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today) with 313 Active Positive, 3541 recovered (including 25 cases recovered today), 70 deaths; Budgam has 5614 positive cases (including 32 cases reported today) with 458 Active Positive and 5066 recovered (including 74 cases recovered today), 90 deaths; Kupwara has 4044 positive cases (including 25 cases reported today) with 284 Active Positive, 3689 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today), 71 deaths; Bandipora has 3831 positive cases (including 36 cases reported today) with 301 Active Positive, 3488 recovered (including 26 cases reported today), 42 deaths and Ganderbal has 3301 positive cases (including 24 cases reported today) with 276 active positive cases, 2995 recoveries (including 18 cases recovered today) and 30 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 15987 positive cases (including 116 cases reported today) with 1150 active positive cases, 14601 recoveries (including 150 cases recovered today), 236 deaths; Rajouri has 3111 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 392 active positive cases, 2674 recovered (including 36 cases recovered today), 45 deaths; Ramban has 1504 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today) with 70 active positive, 1423 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today), 11 deaths; Kathua has 2326 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 62 Active positive, 2235 recovered (including 08 cases recovered today), 29 deaths; Udhampur has 2561 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 146 active positive cases, 2390 recovered (including 15 cases recovered today), 25 deaths; Samba has 2061 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 425 Active Positive, 1612 recoveries, 24 deaths; Doda has 2490 positive cases (including 17 cases reported today) with 289 active positive cases, 2160 recoveries (including 45 cases recovered today), 41 deaths; Poonch has 2125 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 613 active positive, 1490 recoveries (including 73 cases reported today), 22 deaths; Reasi has 1190 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today), with 175 active positive, 1008 recoveries (including 45 cases recovered today) and 07 deaths while Kishtwar has 1698 positive cases (including 38 cases reported today), with 216 active positive cases and 1468 recoveries (including 32 cases reported today) and 14 deaths.
According to the bulletin, of the total 87364 positive cases in J&K 9374 have been reported as travelers while 77990 as 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 1306 COVID dedicated beds, 1170 Isolation beds with 1043 vacant beds and 136 ICU beds where 78 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 2345 COVID dedicated beds, 2197 Isolation beds where 1684 beds are vacant and 148 ICU beds where 122 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 3651 COVID dedicated beds, 3367 Isolation beds with 2727 beds vacant and 284 ICU beds with 200 vacant 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 all necessary support towards effective containment of the spread of Covid-19 and better clinical management of positive cases.

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