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J-K reports 178 fresh covid-19 infections

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The Government today informed that 178 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 70 from Jammu division and 108 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 341802.

Moreover, 109 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 19 from Jammu Division and 90 from Kashmir Division.

The Bulletin informs that one new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 51 across J&K.

On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 96,789doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to 1,87,72,154.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 341802 positive cases, 1498are Active Positive (559in Jammu Division and 939 in Kashmir Division), 335774 have recovered and 4530 have died; 2199 in Jammu division and 2331in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 19507227 test results available, 341802 samples have tested positive and 19165425 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 53,923 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.

Till date 5265733 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 7825persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1498 in isolation and 434468 in home surveillance. Besides, 4817412 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 57 cases, Baramulla reported 14 cases, Budgam reported 11 cases, Pulwama reported 05 cases, Kupwara reported 02 cases, Anantnag reported 04 cases, Bandipora reported 02 cases, Ganderbal reported 08 cases, Kulgam reported 04 cases while as Shopian reported 01 fresh case for today.

Similarly, Jammu reported 46cases, Udhampur reported 06 cases, Rajouri reported no case, Doda reported 02cases, Kathua reported 02 cases, Samba reported 04 cases, Poonch reported 01case,Reasi reported 05cases, Ramban reported 04 cases while as Kishtwar reported no fresh cases for today.

The bulletin further informs the general public that they can contact helpline numbers 0191-2520982/2674444/2674115/2674908/2549676 in Jammu Division and 0194-2440283/2430581/2452052/2457313/2457312 in Kashmir Division for any kind of guidance and assistance.

In case of emergency, people can avail free ambulance services 24×7 by calling toll free number 108 while as pregnant women and sick infants can avail free services by dialling toll free number 102, the bulletin reads.

It also informs that the public can reach national helpline by dialling 1075.

Further the bulletin also informs the public that for any kind of COVID-19 query, logon to www.covidrelief.jk.gov.in

The readers can also reach us on the official Twitter account of DIPR-J&K @diprjk; website: http://www.jkdirinf.in; Webportal: jkinfonews.com and Facebook: @dipr.jammu.kashmir.

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Lt Governor reviews Covid-19 situation across the UT

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today reviewed the Covid-19 situation across the UT in a series of meetings with the members of the Covid Task Force, DCs & SPs.

During the meetings, the Lt Governor reiterated the importance of Tele-consultation, expanding the services to far-flung areas and efficient monitoring of those in home isolation.
He also underlined the importance of involving the Community in awareness campaigns to sensitize people on mask usage and Covid protocol.

“We need to protect healthcare personnel, patients and communities, and accordingly our focus should remain on ramping up healthcare infrastructure, availability of oxygen, ventilators, essential medicines, etc”, the Lt Governor said.

The Lt Governor stressed that Testing, Tracing, Treatment, Covid Appropriate Behaviour and Vaccination will continue to be our strategy to effectively fight the Covid-19.

He impressed upon the officials to ensure proper implementation of Covid Protocol and CAB among the people to effectively break the chain of transmission.

The Lt Governor was briefed about the Covid containment measures at the district level including the functionality of War rooms, Covid help-lines, IEC campaign regarding Covid Appropriate Behaviour, distribution of Covid kits, besides facilities for extending assistance to people in need.

The chair also took stock of the vaccination drive for the 15-18 years age group and the precaution dose vaccination for healthcare & frontline workers and those over 60 years of age with co-morbidities.

Deputy Commissioners and other concerned officials were directed to widely publicize the COVID helpline numbers and other emergency contact numbers.

Sh Vivek Bhardwaj, Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department gave a detailed briefing on the district-wise analysis of the Covid-19 situation, the status of testing, contact tracing and vaccination across the UT, besides the status of bed occupancy in the designated hospitals.

It was informed that five districts – Kulgam, Shopian, Anantnag, Ganderbal and Poonch have completed the 100% coverage of 1st dose of vaccination in the 15-18 years age group, besides 70% of the total targeted population in the 15-18 years age group has been inoculated with the first dose across the UT.

The chair also took stock of the implementation of directions passed in previous meetings.

Sh Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lt Governor; Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Sh Atal Dulloo, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Department; Sh Shailendra Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Government, Public Works (R&B) Department; Sh Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lt Governor; besides Senior officers of Civil and police administration attended the meeting, in person and through virtual mode.

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As per government data, there was a decline in the daily positivity rate to 13.39 per cent from 15.88 per cent on Friday. The weekly positivity rate also dipped to 16.89 per cent from 17.47 per cent yesterday.
India’s active caseload currently stands at 20,04,333 while the active cases account for 4.91 per cent of total cases.
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In the last 24 hours, 17,59,434 tests were conducted, the ministry said.
The death toll is at 4,93,198 and the case fatality rate is 1.21 per cent.
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29 Jan 2022, 11:04 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats

40,858,241 Total Cases
493,218 Death Cases
38,360,710 Recovered Cases

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