J&K reports highest single-day jump of 2,456 Covid cases; 5 deaths

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JAMMU, Jan 14: Jammu and Kashmir on Friday recorded 2,456 fresh COVID-19 cases that took its tally to 3,52,623, while five fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 4,557, officials said.
Of the fresh cases, 934 were from the Jammu division and 1,522 from the Kashmir division of the union territory, they said.
Jammu district recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 588, followed by 464 in Srinagar district.
There are 10,003 active COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir. So far, 3,38,063 patients have recovered from the viral disease, the officials said.
There are 51 mucormycosis (black fungus) cases in the union territory. No fresh case has been reported since last evening, they said.
On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 72,309doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to1,97,41,706.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 352623 positive cases, 10003are Active Positive (4802in Jammu Division and 5201in Kashmir Division), 338063 have recovered and 4557 have died; 2216 in Jammu division and 2341in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 20148633 test results available, 352623 samples have tested positive and 19796010 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 68,803 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.
Till date 5482972 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 7166persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 10003 in isolation and 433786 in home surveillance. Besides, 5027460 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 464 cases, Baramulla reported 457 cases, Budgam reported 139 cases, Pulwama reported 22 cases, Kupwara reported 104 cases, Anantnag reported 101 cases, Bandipora reported 95cases, Ganderbal reported 12 cases, Kulgam reported 120 cases while as Shopian reported 08 fresh cases for today.
Similarly, Jammu reported 588cases, Reasi reported 90 cases for today, Udhampur reported 55 cases, Rajouri reported 29cases, Doda reported 18cases, Kathua reported 52 cases, Samba reported 16 cases, Poonch reported 49 case, Kishtwar reported 33 cases while as Ramban reported 04 fresh cases for today.
Moreover, the bulletin also highlights that against the availability of 4794 dedicated level 1 & level 2 COVID beds, only 260 ( 5.4%) are occupied.

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