The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Monday witnessed 16 deaths due to Covid-19 while as 977 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 23,524
With 16 more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached to 4,090 and 977 fresh positive cases reported on Monday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 301,467
Of the exact number of 301,467 cases, 186,290 are from Kashmir division and 115,177 from Jammu division. Officials told that among 977 new cases, 689 belong to Kashmir division while as 288 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 186,290 including 169,387 recoveries and 2,102 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 115,177 including 104,466 recoveries and 1,988 deaths.
The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 23,524 including 14,801 from Kashmir division and 8,723 from Jammu division.
With 4,178 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 273,853 which is 90.84 percent of the total cases.
“Cases tested positive in J&K include 161 from Srinagar, 44 from Baramulla, 103 from Budgam, 95 from Pulwama, 107 from Kupwara, 66 from Anantnag, 35 from Bandipora, 42 from Ganderbal, 28 from Kulgam and 08 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 288 from Jammu division include 100 from Jammu, 34 from Udhampur, 29 from Rajouri, 36 from Doda, 07 from Kathua, 18 from Samba, 17 from Kishtwar, 12 from Poonch, 22 from Ramban and 13 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.
Pertinently, J&K lowest ever positive cases since last two months.
Out of 16 deaths reported today, 03 died in GMC Jammu, 01 in MH Satwari, 02 in DH Kishtwar, 01 in CH Udhampur, 02 in SMHS Sgr, 01 in SKIMS Soura, 04 in GMC Baramulla, 01 in CD Hosp Sgr & 01 in GMC Anantnag.
As per officials figures, 67,066 positive cases including 799 deaths and 63,311 recoveries are from Srinagar, 22,235 including 268 deaths and 19,918 recoveries are from Baramulla, 21,260 including 19,609 recoveries and 194 deaths are from Budgam, 14,005 including 12,257 recoveries and 176 deaths are from Pulwama, 12,840 including 149 deaths and 11,489 recoveries are from Kupwara, 15,160 including 12,918 recoveries and 183 deaths are from Anantnag, 8,769 cases including 8,038 and 97 deaths are from Bandipora, 9,103 including 8,292 recoveries and 70 deaths are from Ganderbal, 10,415 including 9,017 recoveries and 109 deaths are from Kulgam and 5,437 including 4,538 recoveries and 57 deaths are from Shopian.
In Jammu division, 51,656 including 46,848 recoveries and 1,100 deaths are from Jammu district, 10,851 including 10,318 recoveries and 129 deaths are from Udhampur, 10,137 including 9,145 recoveries and 194 deaths are from Rajouri, 6,085 including 4,973 recoveries and 93 deaths are from Doda, 8,965 including 8,599 recoveries and 146 deaths are from Kathua, 6,902 including 6,338 recoveries and 114 deaths are from Samba, 4,157 including 3,892 recoveries and 37 deaths are from Kishtwar, 5,620 including 4,515 recoveries and 80 deaths are from Poonch, 5,415 including 4,675 recoveries and 57 deaths are from Ramban and 5,389 including 4,675 recoveries and 38 deaths are from Reasi.
As per the daily information bulletin 2,168,272 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 80,348 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 23,524 persons are in isolation.
According to the bulletin, 1,914,130 persons have completed the surveillance period and 146,180 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 8,887,902 samples are available. Out of 8,887,902 the number of samples tested negative stands at 8,586,435 while as 301,467 have tested positive, among them 23,524 persons are active, 273,853 persons have recovered and 4,090 persons have died
DC de-notified 12 Micro Containment Zones
Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar, Ashok Sharma said that 12 micro containment zones have been de-notified after extensive testing and zero COVID positive reports. He said 16 other micro-containment zones would be de-notified as and when the administration is fully satisfied about the safety in these areas.
Briefing the media about the Covid situation, he complemented the PRIs, Health education department, Education Department, Police Department, Rural Development Department and Social welfare Department for their extensive efforts in combating the pandemic.
Giving details, the DC informed that during the 2nd wave 1475 cases were reported in the District, out of which 1260 have recovered and 201 are still active, which is the lowest number since March, 2021. Among them 13 are admitted in District Hospital, 33 are in CCCs and rest are in home isolation and are being provided medical treatment.
He briefed that the recovery rate has continuously picked up, while the positivity rate dropped to 2.70% this week.
He further said that the district has inoculated 72.85% persons of 45 yr old and above till date, while door to door Vaccination drive is being conducted in the district to cover the rest.
Concerned tehsildars and BDOs under the supervision of SDMs are closely monitoring the progress on vaccination and the Covid Mitigation measures in the district, he informed.
While giving details about the Covid care, he informed that sufficient oxygen cylinders and concentrators are available in the District, while 882 Covid Kits containing essential medicines and oximeter have been distributed among the COVID positive patients till date.
He appealed the masses to stick to the COVID19 appropriate behaviour and follow the SOPs in letter and spirit to break the chain completely.
Further, the DC Kishtwar informed that the people can approach the district administration on the Twitter account of DC Kishtwar: @dckishtwar and the official Twitter account of DIC Kishtwar: @Dkishtwar.
Jammu: Woman dies in road accident
A woman was killed on Sunday morning in a road accident near Assar area of Doda.
Soon after the mishap, police along with locals reached the spot and started a rescue operation.
The lady has been identified as Babita Manhas.
Further details awaited
OPD services commence at SMGS Hospital Jammu
The OPD Services, on prior appointment basis, will resume in SMGS Hospital from June 14, 2021 on all working days. The appointment for Monday shall be given on Saturday.
The patients can take appointment for Paediatrics on mobile phone number 9541925359; for ENT on 9541925360; For Obst & Gynae 9541925361 and for Dermatology (Skin) 9541925362.
As per an order issued in this regard, the OPDs will be operational from the respective OPD Sections from 10:00 am to 02:00 pm.
The appointment will be given by the respective department staff nominated by the concerned HoD through phone call on the dedicated mobile phone number provided to each department.
The dedicated Mobile Phone Number will be operational from 10:00 am to 04:00 pm on all working days for fixing the appointments.
The total number of appointments per speciality shall not be more than 25 patients per day, which is subject to revision considering the future trend of COVID-19 pandemic.
At all cost Covid Appropriate Behaviour shall be observed by everyone in all departments/sections of the hospital including registration and OPD area. Each patient will be accompanied by not more than one attendant who must be wearing proper face masks.
The patients are advised to attend the OPD by prior appointment only, failing which they may be liable not to be examined by the doctors in OPD.
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