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COVID claims 6 more lives as J&K records lowest ever 88 positive cases



Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday witnessed six deaths due to Covid-19 pandemic while as the UT recorded lowest ever 88 positive cases on Tuesday taking the total number of active positive cases to 1634.

With six more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached 4,371 and 88 fresh positive cases reported on Tuesday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 320,112.

Of the exact number of 320,112 cases, 198,792 are from Kashmir division and 121,320 from Jammu division. Officials said that among 88 new cases, 53 belong to Kashmir division while as 35 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 198,792 including 195,615 recoveries and 2,234 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 121,320 including 118,492 recoveries and 2,137 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 1,634 including 943 from Kashmir division and 691 from Jammu division.

With 221 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 320,112 which is 98.13 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 16 from Srinagar, 10 from Baramulla, 05 from Budgam, 00 from Pulwama, 06 from Kupwara, 07 from Anantnag, 05 from Bandipora, 04 from Ganderbal, 00 from Kulgam and 00 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 35 from Jammu division include 11 from Jammu, 05 from Udhampur, 04 from Rajouri, 06 from Doda, 01 from Kathua, 00 from Samba, 02 from Kishtwar, 04 from Poonch, 02 from Ramban and 00 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

“Sixteen number of positive cases in Srinagar today doesn’t mark the end of the pandemic. Let’s not stop Worrying, Wondering and Doubting the idiosyncrasies of the Virus. Extraordinary commitment to CAB(Covid Appropriate Behaviour) required to thwart the third wave staring at us,” DC Srinagar tweeted.

Meanwhile, authorities on Tuesday said that one fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and tally stands at 35.

Out of 06 deaths reported today, 02 died at GMC Jammu, 01 at DH Udhampur, 01 at CH Udhampur, 01 at GMC Doda & 01 at Chest Disease Hospital, Srinagar.

As per officials figures, 70,993 positive cases including 832 deaths and 69,797 recoveries are from Srinagar, 23,500 including 281 deaths and 23,117 recoveries are from Baramulla, 22,814 including 22,526 recoveries and 204 deaths are from Budgam, 15,114 including 14,840 recoveries and 194 deaths are from Pulwama, 14,015 including 165 deaths and 13,792 recoveries are from Kupwara, 16,290 including 16,001 recoveries and 205 deaths are from Anantnag, 9,445 cases including 9,278 and 100 deaths are from Bandipora, 9,828 including 9,685 recoveries and 78 deaths are from Ganderbal, 11,217 including 11,069 recoveries and 117 deaths are from Kulgam and 5,576 including 5,510 recoveries and 58 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 52,681 including 51,336 recoveries and 1,139 deaths are from Jammu district, 11,264 including 11,097 recoveries and 135 deaths are from Udhampur, 10,870 including 10,571 recoveries and 224 deaths are from Rajouri, 7,152 including 6,896 recoveries and 124 deaths are from Doda, 9,254 including 9,091 recoveries and 150 deaths are from Kathua, 7,118 including 6,963 recoveries and 119 deaths are from Samba, 4,602 including 4,509 recoveries and 43 deaths are from Kishtwar, 6,236 including 6,082 recoveries and 94 deaths are from Poonch, 5,944 including 5,832 recoveries and 66 deaths are from Ramban and 6,199 including 6,115 recoveries and 43 deaths are from Reasi.

As per the daily information bulletin 2,676,379 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 9,380 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 1,634 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 2,340,023 persons have completed the surveillance period and 320,971 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 11,137,883 samples are available. Out of 10,137,883 the number of samples tested negative stands at 10,817,771 while as 320,112 have tested positive, among them 1,634 persons are active, 320,112 persons have recovered and 4,371 persons have died


India reports 43,509 fresh COVID-19 cases, recovery rate at 97.38 pc




India reported 43,509 fresh COVID-19 infections, 38,465 recoveries in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.

With this, the total recoveries have reached 3,07,01,612 and the recovery rate now stands at 97.38 percent.
The country’s active caseload climbed to 4,03,840 which constitutes 1.28 percent of total cases.

The Union Ministry also informed that the weekly positivity rate in the country remained below 5 percent and is currently at 2.38 percent. Also, the daily positivity rate is at 2.52 percent.

To continue the battle against the Coronavirus, the country ramped up its COVID-19 testing capacity substantially to 46 crores (46,26,29,773) tests so far.

Also, as far as the COVID-19 vaccination drive is concerned, cumulatively, 45,07,06,257 vaccine doses have been administered through 54,11,501 sessions, as per the provisional report till 8 am today.

“43,92,697 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours”, read the ministry’s release.
Less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported since 32 continuous days. This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs, informed the ministry.

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160 fresh covid-19 cases, one death reported in J-K




Jammu and Kashmir reported 160 new covid-19 cases even as one person succumbed to the contagion in the last 24 hours, officials said on Wednesday.

They said 60 of the cases were reported from Jammu Division and 100 from Kashmir Valley, taking the case tally to 321026.

Providing the district-wide details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 42 cases, Baramulla 20, Budgam 12, Pulwama 0, Kupwara 6, Anantnag 4, Bandipora 1, Ganderbal 13, Kulgam 1, Shopian 1, Jammu 8, Udhampur 6, Rajouri 6, Doda 8, Kathua 1, Samba 1, Kishtwar 2, Poonch 7, Ramban 7 and Reasi 14.

A number of these cases were confirmed at diagnostic labouratories of CD hospital and GMC Anantnag. The CD cases include male (43) from HMT, male (40) from Guzarbal, male (14) from Prichoo Pul, male (45) from Sirnoo Pul, female (70) from Tumlihal Pul, male (25) from Chakoora Pul, female (56) from Tral, female (50) from Kuchmulla, female (27) from Charsoo, female (15) from Doompora Pul, female (32) from Samboora, two males (23, 26) from B B Cantt Srg, female (48) from Lal Bazar Srg, two males (79, 98) and female (47) from Srg, male (45) from Pulwama, two males (75, 33) and female (70) from NA, male (30) from Drabgam, female (32) and male (45) from Batmaloo, male (25) from Bemina, male (42) and female (14) from Khanyar, male (39) from Hyderpora, male (37) from Zakura, female (50) from SR Gunj and female (42) from Baramulla.

The GMC Anantnag cases include female (22) from NA, female (27) from Jablipora Bij, male (48) from Tailwani, female (34) from Brienty, male (26) from Khanpora, female (62) from Kadder, male (68) from Aoudasoo, male (60) from Gadal Ang, female (60) from Nasoo Ang, male (70) from Kokernag Ang and male (20) from Fohar Siligam.

While there was one fresh death due to the virus, so far 4376 people have fallen victim to the pathogen in J&K—2140 in Jammu and 2236 in Kashmir.

Moreover, they said, 144 more COVID-19 patients in last 24 hours have recovered— 43 from Jammu Division and 101 from Kashmir, taking the number of people who have recovered in J&K to 315511. With this, there are now 1139 active cases—434 in Jammu and 705 in Kashmir.

There was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 35 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials added.


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With 43,654 new infections, India’s daily COVID-19 cases rise again




India on Wednesday recorded 43,654 fresh cases of COVID cases in the past 24 hours – the highest in three weeks, according to the Union Health Ministry. During this period, the country reported 41,678 recoveries and 640 COVID-19 -related deaths, the Health Ministry said.

The daily caseload is the highest in three weeks. Among the high COVID caseload states, Kerala continues to be the top-most contributor with 22,129 cases, the maximum in two months.

The active cases show a slight increase and currently stand at 3,99,436. 1.45 lakh of the total active infections are in Kerala.

The Union Health Ministry had on Tuesday reported a rise in daily new COVID cases in 22 districts across seven states, calling it a “cause for concern”. Seven of these districts are in Kerala, and two in Maharashtra, with the rest spread across the Northeast.

All this came a day after India recorded less than 30,000 fresh COVID-19 cases after 132 days while its active caseload fell below 4,00,000 after 124 days on Tuesday.

As many as 29,689 new coronavirus infections took the country’s tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,14,40,951 while 415 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 4,21,382, the data updated at 8 am showed on Tuesday.

The number of active cases dropped to 3,98,100 and comprises 1.27 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate improved to 97.39 per cent, it stated.

The number of active cases fell by 13,089 in a span of 24 hours, the data showed. As many as 17,20,110 COVID-19 tests were conducted on Monday, taking the total number of tests conducted so far to 45,91,64,121.

The daily positivity rate declined to 1.73 per cent. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.33 per cent, the ministry data stated. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,06,21,469, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, it said.

The total number of COVID vaccine doses administered so far as part of the nationwide vaccination drive has reached 44.19 crore.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

The caseload crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4 and 3 crore on June 23. The 415 new fatalities include 135 from Kerala, 62 from Odisha and 53 from Maharashtra.

A total of 4,21,382 deaths have been reported so far in the country including 1,31,605 from Maharashtra, 36,405 from Karnataka, 33,937 from Tamil Nadu, 25,044 from Delhi, 22,750 from Uttar Pradesh and 18,085 from West Bengal.

The Health Ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.


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Covid-19 Stats

30 Jul 2021, 11:06 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats

31,572,344 Total Cases
423,244 Death Cases
30,743,972 Recovered Cases


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