Corona cases spike continues in J&K for 17 days; 70 security personnel among 1492 fresh cases, tally reaches to 63942

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 9/20/2020 12:45:02 PM

#25 more patients die due to virus, total 1041 #JK Bank, ICICI Bank and Municipality offices closed in Rajouri

JAMMU, Sep 19: Both the capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir’s on Saturday continuously recorded spike in deaths and covid 19 caseload for the 17th day. 1492 fresh COVID-19 cases included 70 security personnel reported positive today, taking the tally to over 63942 while the death toll jumped to 1041 with 25 more deaths in Union Territory of J&K.
This is the 17th successive day in September when over 1000 new cases have been reported in a day.
Twenty five fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours, taking total number of deaths to 1041. Seventeen patients died in Jammu division while 8 in Kashmir Division.
Reports said that JK Bank Kotrenka in Rajouri has been closed after report of manager of the bank found positive, besides, ICICI Bank and Municipality offices have been closed in Rajouri after report of positive cases of employees .
Among them, 831 cases were from Jammu division and 661 from Kashmir Valley, official told.
Giving district-wise breakup of the cases, they said, Srinagar reported 192, Budgam 68, Baramulla 32, Pulwama 71, Anantnag 52, Bandipora 37, Kupwara 99, Ganderbal 93, Kulgam 12, Shopian 5, Jammu 261, Rajouri 57, Udhampur 19, Kathua 54, Doda 185, Samba 62, Poonch 87, Ramban 43, Reasi 25 and Kishtwar 38.
The Poonch cases include male (75) from Kirni Poonch, female (55) from Mandi Poonch, The Ramban cases include male (55) from Sangaldan Ramban. The BB Cantt cases include three males (23, 40, 37) from BB Cantt Srinagar.
The BSF cases include four males (53, 42, 28, 32) from Ch BSF Humhama Srinagar. Five cases—males (31, 48, 43, 49, 36) and a female (30) were from RTC-4 CRPF Humhama Budgam, male (30) from 45 Bn CRPF Sumbal Bandipora.
The Government on Saturday informed that 1492 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 831 from Jammu division and 661 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 62533. Also 21 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 14 from Jammu division and 07 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 960 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 322 from Jammu Division and 638 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 62533 positive cases, 21281 are Active Positive, 40265 have recovered and 987 have died; 223 in Jammu division and 764 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 1369702 test results available, 1307169 samples have been tested as negative till September 19, 2020.
Till date 542123 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 29078 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 21281 in isolation and 66076 under home surveillance. Besides, 424701 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 12829 positive cases (including 192 cases reported today) with 2021 Active Positive, 10545 recovered (including 260 cases recovered today), 263 deaths; Baramulla has 3758 positive cases (including 32 cases reported today) with 1037 Active Positive, 2606 recovered (including 64 cases reported today), 115 deaths; Pulwama reported 3484 positive cases (including 71 cases reported today) with 514 active positive cases, 2907 recovered (including 43 cases recovered today), 63 deaths; Kulgam has 2165 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 153 Active Positive, 1969 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today), 43 deaths; Shopian has 1921 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 169 Active Positive, 1722 recovered (including 19 cases recovered today), 30 deaths; Anantnag district has 3203 positive cases (including 52 cases reported today) with 810 Active Positive, 2338 recovered (including 43 cases recovered today), 55 deaths; Budgam has 4286 positive cases (including 68 cases reported today) with 1653 Active Positive and 2557 recovered (including 49 cases recovered today), 76 deaths; Kupwara has 3178 positive cases (including 99 cases reported today) with 937 Active Positive, 2180 recovered (including 87 cases recovered today), 61 deaths; Bandipora has 3120 positive cases (including 37 cases reported today) with 1036 Active Positive, 2052 recovered (including 18 cases recovered today), 32 deaths and Ganderbal has 2503 positive cases (including 93 cases reported today) with 633 active positive cases, 1844 recoveries (including 52 cases recovered today) and 26 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 9911 positive cases (including 261 cases reported today) with 6303 active positive cases, 3477 recoveries (including 134 cases recovered today), 131 deaths; Rajouri has 2010 positive cases (including 87 cases reported today) with 1096 active positive cases, 893 recovered (including 15 case recovered today), 21 deaths; Ramban has 1012 positive cases (including 43 cases reported today) with 313 active positive, 693 recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today), 06 deaths; Kathua has 1673 positive cases (including 54 cases reported today) with 621 Active positive, 1038 recovered (including 49 cases recovered today), 14 deaths; Udhampur has 1735 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today) with 754 active positive cases, 972 recovered (including 13 cases recovered today), 09 deaths; Samba has 1358 positive cases (including 62 cases reported today) with 697 Active Positive, 651 recoveries, 10 deaths; Doda has 1535 positive cases (including 185 cases reported today) with 988 active positive cases, 530 recoveries (including 23 cases recovered today), 17 deaths; Poonch has 1296 positive cases (including 57 cases reported today) with 807 active positive, 481 recoveries (including 44 cases recovered today), 08 deaths; Reasi has 726 positive cases (including 25 cases reported today) with 328 active positive, 394 recoveries (including 09 cases reported today) and 04 deaths while Kishtwar has 830 positive cases (including 38 cases reported today) with 411 active positive cases and 416 recoveries (including 27 cases recovered today) and 03 deaths.
According to the bulletin, of the total 62533 positive cases in J&K 8118 have been reported as travellers while 54415 as others.

 

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