J&K records 109 fresh COVID-19 cases, one more death


JAMMU, Jan 16: With 109 fresh cases detected in a span of 24 hours, Jammu and Kashmir's COVID-19 tally went up to 1,23,217 on Saturday, while one more fatality pushed the death toll due to the disease to 1,921 in the Union Territory, officials said.
Of the fresh cases, 55 were reported from Jammu division while the remaining 54 were registered in Kashmir division, they added.
Jammu district recorded the highest number of 47 cases, followed by 20 in Srinagar district, the officials said.
While five districts -- Bandipora, Doda, Rajouri, Reasi and Kishtwar -- did not report any fresh case, 13 other districts recorded fresh cases in single-digit figures, they added.
The number of active COVID-19 cases has dropped to 1,280 in the Union Territory, while 1,20,016 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.
The only death due to COVID-19 in the said period was reported from Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 4234239 test results available, 4111022 samples have been tested as negative till 16th January, 2021.
Till date 1000494 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 33966 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1280 in isolation and 53358 in home surveillance. Besides, 909969 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 25783 positive cases (including 20 cases reported today) with 215 Active Positive, 25115 recovered (including 16 cases recovered today), 453 deaths; Baramulla has 8060 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 62 Active Positive, 7826 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today), 172 deaths; Budgam reported 7701 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 44 active positive cases, 7542 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today), 115 deaths; Pulwama has 5665 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 72 Active Positive, 5505 recovered (including 17 cases recovered today)and 88 deaths;Kupwara has 5616 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 68 Active Positive, 5454 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today), 94 deaths; Anantnag district has 4846 positive cases (including 01case reported today) with 51 Active Positive, 4711 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today), 84 deaths; Bandipora has 4678 positive caseswith38 Active Positive and 4579 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today), 61 deaths; Ganderbal has 4561 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 84 Active Positive, 4431 recoveriesand 46 deaths; Kulgam has 2678 positive cases (including 01case reported today)with 42 Active Positive, 2582 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today)and 54 deaths while as Shopian has 2547 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with49 active positive cases, 2459 (including 27 cases recovered today) and 39 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 24591 positive cases (including 47 cases reported today) with 285 active positive cases, 23939 recoveries (including 137 cases recovered today), 367 deaths; Udhampur has 4179 positive cases (including 01case reported today) with 79 active positive cases, 4043 recovered (including 06 cases recovered today)and 57 deaths; Rajouri has 3862 positive caseswith 14 active positive, 3793 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today) and 55 deaths; Doda has 3426 positive caseswith 20 Active positive, 3342 recovered (including 09 cases recovered today)and 64 deaths; Kathua has 3245 positive cases (including 02 cases recovered today) with 09 active positive cases, 3185 recovered (including 01 cases recovered today) and 51 deaths; Kishtwar has 2729 positive caseswith 08 Active Positive, 2699 recoveries;22 deaths; Samba has 2819 positive cases (including 03 casesreported today)with 98 active positive cases, 2682 recoveries (including 10 cases recovered today)and 39 deaths; Poonch has 2471 positive cases (including 01 case reported today)with 26 active positive, 2421 recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today)and 24 deaths; Ramban has 2127 positive cases (including 01 casereported today)with 11 active positive, 2095 recoveriesand 21 deaths while Reasi has 1633 positive with 05 active positive cases, 1613 recoveriesand 15 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 123217 positive cases in J&K, 11437 have been reported as travelers while 111780 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 1159 vacant beds and 136 ICU beds where 115 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 2345 COVID dedicated beds, 2197 Isolation beds where 2077 beds are vacant and 148 ICU beds where 137are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 3666 COVID dedicated beds, 3382 Isolation beds with 3236 beds vacant and 284 ICU beds with 252 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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