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J&K logs 165 new COVID cases, no death in last 24 hours

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The Government today informed that 165 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 66 from Jammu division and 99 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 341624.

Moreover, 133 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 28 from Jammu Division and 105 from Kashmir Division.

The Bulletin informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 50 across J&K..

On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 55,509doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to 1,87,09,895.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 341624 positive cases, 1429are Active Positive (508in Jammu Division and 921in Kashmir Division), 335665 have recovered and 4530 have died; 2199 in Jammu division and 2331in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 19453304 test results available, 341624 samples have tested positive and 19111680 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 62,778 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.

Till date 5246176 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 7839 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1429 in isolation and 433806 in home surveillance. Besides, 4798572 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 41 cases, Baramulla reported 18 cases, Budgam reported 13 cases, Pulwama reported 06case, Kupwara reported 05 cases, Anantnag reported 05cases, Bandipora reported 01case, Ganderbal reported 10cases while as Kulgam and Shopian reported no fresh case for today.

Similarly, Jammu reported 31cases, Udhampur reported 03 cases, Rajouri reported 01case, Doda reported 06 cases, Kathua reported 03 cases, Samba reported 03 cases, Poonch reported 07 cases, Reasi reported 09 cases, Ramban reported 03 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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Covid 3rd wave in J&K: Reports 5818 new COVID-19 positive cases; 04 deaths today

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Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday recorded a single-day spike of 5,818 new COVID-19 cases- 4,066 in Kashmir and 1,752 in Jammu-even as four new deaths were reported in the Jammu division in the last 24 hours.

The case tally has risen to 3,72,669 while the death toll jumped to 4,579-2,347 in Kashmir and 2,232 in Jammu, officials said.

A total of 341854 patients have recovered from the disease so far including 1255 in the last 24 hours.

Active cases have surged to 26236-Jammu 9336 in Jammu and 16900 in Kashmir.

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J&K: Health Department starts drive to identify cases of inaccurate COVID vaccination certificates

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Jammu & Kashmir Health Department has started a special drive to identify people who have received the COVID vaccination certificate despite being administered with only one dose. In each case, authorities are collecting inputs from such beneficiaries and ensuring the actual administration of vaccines to each at the earliest. At the same time, the Department has issued strict and necessary instructions in this manner to avoid such incidents in future.
During the campaign mode of covid vaccination such isolated incidents of unintentional wrong entries have happened because of the sudden increase in data uploads into the Cowin portal and unintentional mistakes by support staff. It may be mentioned that Jammu and Kashmir have administered close to 2 crore doses and is the forerunner in the country in vaccinating its eligible population. Such cases constitute a microscopic minority, maybe in single digits.
In a recent incident, it was noticed that two beneficiaries aged 51 and 49, belonging to Block Sogam, District Kupwara, were inadvertently marked as vaccinated with a second dose as of 11th September 2021, while actually, they were yet to receive their second dose physically. Upon identification of the cases, immediate arrangements to administer missed vaccine doses at the beneficiaries’ homes were made.
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J&K: Two Govt Hospitals Declared dedicated COVID-19 hospitals

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The government on Tuesday declared SKIMS Medical College Hospital, Bemina, and Sub District Hospital Sopore as dedicated hospitals for COVID-19 treatment.

Besides, SKIMS Medical College Hospital, Bernina would function as a dedicated COVID Hospital for treatment of Maternity Child Care and Orthopedic COVID patients, reads a communication sent to Principal SKIMS Medical College Hospital Bemina, Srinagar and Director Health Services Kashmir by Deputy Director (Planning) Health and Medical Education Department.

“All the cases should be treated and operated in the respective health institutions while strictly following COVID-19 treatment protocol as referring of COVID-19 patients in non-COVID hospitals may pose a high risk of virus transmission,” the communication underlines.

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Covid-19 Stats

19 Jan 2022, 6:58 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats

37,901,241 Total Cases
487,226 Death Cases
35,583,039 Recovered Cases

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