144 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths reported


JAMMU, Jan 15: Jammu and Kashmir on Friday recorded 144 new positive cases, while five deaths took place in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 1,23,108 and the toll to 1,920, officials said.
Out of the fresh cases, 64 were from Jammu division and 80 from Kashmir division of the Union Territory, they said.
The officials said Jammu district recorded the highest with 46 cases followed by 40 in Srinagar district.
While four districts Doda, Rajouri, Reasi and Kishtwar - did not report any fresh cases, 13 other districts had fresh cases in single digits, the officials said adding Ganderbal was the other district which recorded 10 fresh cases.
The number of active cases dropped to 1,428 in the UT, while 1,19,760 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.
Meanwhile, the UT reported five COVID-19 deaths -- three from Jammu division and two from Kashmir division -- in the last 24 hours.
The Bulletin further said that out of 4211448 test results available, 4088340 samples have been tested as negative till 15th January, 2021.
Till date 992679 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 32270 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1428 in isolation and 48966 in home surveillance. Besides, 908095 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 25763 positive cases (including 40 cases reported today) with 211 Active Positive, 25099 recovered (including 21 cases recovered today), 453 deaths; Baramulla has 8052 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 56 Active Positive, 7824 recovered (including 13 cases recovered today), 172 deaths; Budgam reported 7696 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 47 active positive cases, 7535 recovered (including 08 cases recovered today), 114 deaths; Pulwama has 5658 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 82 Active Positive, 5488 recovered (including 03 cases recovered today)and 88 deaths;Kupwara has 5611 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 70 Active Positive, 5447 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today), 94 deaths; Anantnag district has 4845 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 57 Active Positive, 4704 recovered (including 03 cases recovered today), 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4678 positive caseswith (including 02 cases reported today)40 Active Positive and 4577 recoveries (including 01case recovered today), 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4556 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 79 Active Positive, 4431 recoveries (including 04 recoveries today)and 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2677 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today)with 44 Active Positive, 2579 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today)and 54 deaths while as Shopian has 2545 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today)with74 active positive cases, 2432 (including 05 cases recovered today) and 39 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 24544 positive cases (including 46 cases reported today) with 375 active positive cases, 23802 recoveries (including 80 cases recovered today), 367 deaths; Udhampur has 4178 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 84 active positive cases, 4037 recovered (including 09 cases recovered today)and 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3862 positive caseswith 18 active positive, 3789 recoveries (including 10 cases recovered today) and 55 deaths; Doda has 3426 positive caseswith 29 Active positive, 3333 recoveredand 64 deaths; Kathua has 3243 positive cases (including 01case recovered today) with 08 active positive cases, 3184 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today) and 51 deaths; Kishtwar has 2729 positive caseswith 08 Active Positive, 2699 recoveries;22 deaths; Samba has 2816 positive cases (including 09 casesreported today)with 105 active positive cases, 2672 recoveriesand 39 deaths; Poonch has 2470 positive cases (including 01 casereported today)with 26 active positive, 2420 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today)and 24 deaths; Ramban has 2126 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today)with 10 active positive, 2095 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today)and 21 deaths while Reasi has 1633 positive with 05 active positive cases, 1613 recoveriesand 15 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 123108 positive cases in J&K, 11428 have been reported as travelers while 111680 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 1321 COVID dedicated beds, 1185 Isolation beds with 1154 vacant beds and 136 ICU beds where 113 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 2345 COVID dedicated beds, 2197 Isolation beds where 2071 beds are vacant and 148 ICU beds where 136are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 3666 COVID dedicated beds, 3382 Isolation beds with 3225 beds vacant and 284 ICU beds with 249 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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