452 fresh COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths in last 24 hours


JAMMU, Oct 27: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded 452 fresh COVID-19 cases and seven fatalities in a day, which pushed the infection tally in the union territory to 92,677 and death toll to 1,451, officials said.
Of the fresh cases, 194 are from Jammu and 258 from the Kashmir valley, they said, adding Srinagar district reported the highest 118 new cases, followed by 109 in Jammu district.
There are 6,990 active cases of COVID-19 in the union territory, while 84,236 patients have recovered so far, officials said.
Of the seven fresh deaths, four were from Jammu region and three from the Valley.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 92677 positive cases, 6990 are Active Positive, 84236 have recovered and 1451 have died; 484 in Jammu division and 967 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 2214645 test results available, 2121968 samples have been tested as negative till October 27, 2020.
Till date 650500 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 17131 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 6990 in isolation and 46211 in home surveillance. Besides, 578717 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 18847 positive cases (including 118 cases reported today) with 1629 Active Positive, 16871 recovered (including 133 cases recovered today), 347 deaths; Baramulla has 5722 positive cases (including 47 cases reported today) with 1414 Active Positive, 4165 recovered (including 47 cases recovered today), 143 deaths; Pulwama reported 4597 positive cases (including 24 cases reported today) with 221 active positive cases, 4296 recovered (including 46 cases recovered today), 80 deaths; Kulgam has 2460 positive cases with 98 Active Positive, 2316 recoveries (including 06 case recovered today), 46 deaths; Shopian has 2178 positive cases (including 01 cases reported today) with 84 Active Positive, 2059 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today) and 35 deaths; Anantnag district has 4189 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 299 Active Positive, 3816 recovered (including 45 cases recovered today), 74 deaths; Budgam has 5899 positive cases (including 22 cases reported today) with 308 Active Positive and 5499 recovered (including 41 cases recovered today), 92 deaths; Kupwara has 4320 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 385 Active Positive, 3863 recovered (including 23 cases recovered today), 72 deaths; Bandipora has 3994 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 241 Active Positive, 3707 recovered (including 40 cases recovered today), 46 deaths and Ganderbal has 3458 positive cases (including 18 cases reported today) with 175 active positive cases, 3251 recoveries (including 37 cases recovered today) and 32 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 17122 positive cases (including 109 cases reported today) with 870 active positive cases, 16001 recoveries (including 127 cases recovered today), 251 deaths; Rajouri has 3179 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 101 active positive cases, 3032 recovered (including 32 cases recovered today), 46 deaths; Ramban has 1567 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 53 active positive, 1501 recoveries (including 17 cases recovered today) and 13 deaths; Kathua has 2396 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 44 Active positive, 2322 recovered (including 10 cases recovered today), 30 deaths; Udhampur has 2643 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 100 active positive cases, 2513 recovered (including 10 cases recovered today) and 30 deaths; Samba has 2143 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 287 Active Positive, 1831 recoveries (including 93 cases recovered today) and 25 deaths; Doda has 2624 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 135 active positive cases, 2444 recoveries (including 29 cases recovered today), 45 deaths; Poonch has 2226 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 264 active positive, 1940 recoveries (including 10 cases reported today), 22 deaths; Reasi has 1247 positive cases (including 18 cases reported today) with 92 active positive, 1147 recoveries and 08 deaths while Kishtwar has 1866 positive cases (including 17 cases reported today) with 190 active positive cases and 1662 recoveries and 14 deaths.
According to the bulletin, of the total 92677 positive cases in J&K 9651 have been reported as travelers while 83026 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 1064 vacant beds and 136 ICU beds where 102 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 2345 COVID dedicated beds, 2197 Isolation beds where 1783 beds are vacant and 148 ICU beds where 124 are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 3651 COVID dedicated beds, 3367 Isolation beds with 2847 beds vacant and 284 ICU beds with 226 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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