J&K records 2,827 fresh COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths

KU defers all scheduled examinations until further notice


JAMMU, Jan 17: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday recorded 2,827 fresh COVID-19 cases, raising the tally to 3,62,200, while five more deaths pushed the toll to 4,572, officials said.
The union territory had on Sunday recorded 3,499 new Covid cases. Of the cases on Monday, 1,093 were reported from the Jammu division and 1,734 from the Kashmir division, the officials said.
They said Jammu district recorded the highest of 711 cases, followed by 618 cases in Srinagar district.
There are 17,928 active cases in the union territory.
The number of recovered patients was 3,39,700, the officials said.
The toll in the union territory due to the pandemic rose to 4,572 as five fresh deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, they said.
Meanwhile, Kashmir University on Monday deferred all ongoing and scheduled offline examinations with effect from Tuesday, January 18, 2022 till further orders in view of upsurge in Covid-19 cases.
"A notification issued by the University of Kashmir controller Examinations Prof Irshad A Nawchoo said that all examinations scheduled from January 18, 2022 stand deferred in view of the prevailing situation caused by Covid-19".
He said the revised dates for the deferred examinations shall be notified separately in due course of time.
On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 55,629doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to1,99,13,049.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 362200 positive cases, 17928are Active Positive (7185in Jammu Division and 10743in Kashmir Division), 339700 have recovered and 4572 have died; 2226 in Jammu division and 2346in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 20360232 test results available, 362200 samples have tested positive and 19998032 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 64,017 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.
Till date 5530124 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 8847persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 17928 in isolation and 430955 in home surveillance. Besides, 5067822 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 618 cases, Baramulla reported 315 cases, Budgam reported 295 cases, Pulwama reported 56 cases, Kupwara reported 139 cases, Anantnag reported 168 cases, Bandipora reported 52 cases, Ganderbal reported 22 cases, Kulgam reported 57 cases while as Shopian reported 12 fresh cases for today.
Similarly, Jammu reported 711cases, Reasi reported 35 cases for today, Udhampur reported 122 cases, Rajouri reported 42 cases, Doda reported 20 cases, Kathua reported 30 cases, Samba reported 52 cases, Poonch reported 32 cases, Kishtwar reported 07 cases while as Ramban reported 42 fresh cases for today.
Moreover, the bulletin also highlights that against the availability of 4794 dedicated level 1 & level 2 COVID beds, only 344 ( 7.17%) are occupied.

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