Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 362 new COVID-19 infections 10 virus attributed deaths in the last 24 hours, officials said.
They said 101 cases were reported from Jammu and 261 from Kashmir, taking the total infection count to 312156.
Regarding deaths, the officials said that three were reported from Jammu and seven from Kashmir, taking the total fatality count to 4262.
Providing the district-wide details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 79 cases, Baramulla 14, Budgam 37, Pulwama 21, Kupwara 22, Anantnag 44, Bandipora 11, Ganderbal 13, Kulgam 18, Shopian 2, Jammu 9, Udhampur 10, Rajouri 15, Doda 27, Kathua 1, Samba 1, Kishtwar 8, Poonch 9, Ramban 13 and Reasi 8.
Moreover, they said, 1224 more COVID-19 patients have recovered—264 from Jammu Division and 960 from Kashmir. 300135 patients have recovered so far, leaving active cases at 7759—2876 in Jammu and 4883 in Kashmir.
One new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) has been reported today, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 25 in J&K.
A number of fresh covid-19 cases were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories of CD hospital here and GMC Anantnag.
The CD cases include male (45) from Seer, male (65) from Tral, male (55) from Dadsara, male (60) from Saimoh, female (25) from Gangoo Pul, male (50) from Chatapora Pul, male (23) from KBK Brick Kiln Wahipora, male (44) from Litter Brick Klin 111, male (50) from Manghama Pul, male (09) from Chewakalan Pul, female (25) from Charipora Bud, female (30) from Achgoza Pul, male (60) from Tengen, female (28) from Mohnvij Kakapora, male (02) from Namlabal Pampore, female (35) from Safakadal, male (10) from Mallabagh, male (35) from Fatehkadal, female (34) from Karfali Mohalla, two females (24, 50) from Khanyar, male (30) and two females (65, 35) from Rainawari, male (60) from Bemina, male (60) from Lal Bazar, male (39) and female (35) from Zari Mohalla, male (34) from Madeen Sahib and female (23) from Bemina.
The GMC Anantnag cases include male (45) from Khiram, male (34) from Kabarmarg Larkipora, male (39) from Beacon Camp Verinag, three females (18, 45, 40) and male (48) from Baba Mohalla Bij, male (25) from Bagbal, male (50) from C S Rather, female (29) from Manzgam, two males (24, 42) from Kulgam, female (18) from Chattabal, male (37) from Kanipora, female (65) from Yaripora, female (25) from Kaherwat, female (25) from Baihama, female (73) from Larnoo, female (55) from Tarigam, female (30) from Nepora, female (60) from Kehribal, male (45) from Khanabal Ang, male (28) from Mattan Ang, female (60) from KP Road Ang, male (52) from Katapora, male (25) from HS Bugh and male (50) from Nadimarg.
Over 1.30 cr saplings proposed to be planted across UT in this year: J&K LG
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday said that 1.30 crore saplings are proposed to be planted across the Union Territory this year.
“During this year, a target of 1.30 crore saplings is proposed to be planted across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir,” LG Sinha said after launching “Green J&K Drive-2021” from IIT Jammu in Nagrota area here in the city outskirts.
He said that the ‘Green J&K Drive’ aims at creating a people’s movement at a massive scale with the involvement of all stakeholders particularly Village Panchayats, Women, Students, Urban Local Bodies, Institutions, NGOs, and Civil Society.
“IIT Jammu and J&K Forest Department have taken up the Greening and Eco-restoration of forest land diverted for the purpose of creation of this august institution,” he expressed.
The Lieutenant Governor said that it is vital to ensure balance between Development and Conservation.
“The Forest and Tree cover of J&K is around 55percent which is substantially higher than the National average of 24.56 percent,” he asserted.
“Our aim is to bring two third geographical areas of J&K under forest and tree cover,” said Mr Sinha.
Rescue operation resumes in cloudburst-hit Kishtwar after suspension due to rain
The rescue operation to locate 20 people missing after a cloudburst in a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar resumed Friday after remaining suspended for hours together owing to inclement weather, officials said.
Seven persons were found dead and 17 others were rescued in an injured condition after the remote Honzar village in Dacchan tehsil was hit by flash floods triggered by the cloudburst in the early hours of Wednesday, damaging 21 houses, 21 cow sheds, a ration depot, a bridge and a mosque.
The rescue operation was interrupted by heavy rains late Thursday night and resumed around noon after slight improvement in the weather conditions, the officials said.
Rescue operation for trapped/missing persons continues ,ADGP Jammu @mukesh_ips_jk camping for last two day’s in Honzar Tehsil #Dachhan of #Kishtwar district monitoring/leading the rescue/search operation launched by Police in collaboration with Distt. Adm. Army & SDRF. pic.twitter.com/CGJ80yTQSi
— IGP Jammu (@igpjmu) July 30, 2021
Cyber fraud in Jammu, person loses 24,000 from Bank account
With the continuous rise in cyber fraud cases in Jammu and Kashmir, one more similar case was reported from Chasana Mahor area of Reasi where a man named Sat Pal Singh lost an amount of Rs. 24,000 from his bank account.
According to him, the Bank account had an amount of Rs. 25,000, however, when he tried to withdraw it, 24,000 was missing. He later contacted the Bank authorities.
“I went to the Bank ATM but could only withdraw an amount of 1,000. I kept trying until my card got blocked. On talking to Bank officials, a cyber fraud was found. In 3 unknown transactions, 24,000 was taken away.” Sat Pal said
“I’m a poor man. I’ve a handicapped sister and aged Father. I work hard to feed my kids. I request Bank authorities to check the CCTV footage and J&K Police to solve this case as soon as possible.” He added
Anyone willing to help Sat Pal Singh can contact him at 9596332003.
Muskan Langoo, Content writer, JK Media
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