2ndwave of Covid-19 hits J&K hard, surge in atypical pneumonia cases

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 4/6/2021 11:54:05 PM

Ex-DyCM, wife, 14 J&K Bank, LIC employees among 442 new cases

JAMMU, Apr 5: Doctors dealing with Coronavirus cases have said that there is a surge in atypical pneumonia cases both in capital cities Jammu and Srinagar of J&K during recent days.
Experts have warned people of the city about the second wave of Covid-19. They said that we have notice a sudden surge in atypical pneumonia cases and some of them were in a quite bad condition. Second wave has hit Jammu as well Srinagar districts hard”. Experts have also asked people of Jammu to behave in a responsible manner and follow Covid protocol strictly.
Meanwhile, former Deputy Chief minister of J&K and his wife, Bank employees and LIC employees and Post Graduate Medicos of Govt Medical College Hospital Jammu among 442 new cases of Coronavirus were reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.
Besides, two deaths were also reported in J&K from Kashmir division.
Reports said that Former Deputy CM of J&K, Muzaffar Hussain Baig and his wife Safina Baig, DDC Chairperson, Baramulla, are under home quarantine after being tested positive for Covid-19.
However, adding more worry to people of Jammu 8 employees JK Bank Shalamar Road branch Jammu reports Covid 19 positive, besides it, 5 employees of LIC Branch at Shalamar Road Jammu also reports Covid 19 positive.
Reports said that 162 new cases were found from Jammu division and 280 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 133454.
Moreover, 241 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 60 from Jammu Division and 181 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 133454 positive cases, 4154 are Active Positive, 127290 have recovered and 2010have died; 741 in Jammu division and 1269 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 6246356 test results available, 6112902 samples have been tested as negative till today.
Till date 1547565 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 53701 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 4154 in isolation and 121370in home surveillance. Besides, 1366330 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 29948 positive cases (including 141 cases reported today) with 1560 Active Positive, 27914recovered (including 107 cases recovered today), 474 deaths; Baramulla has 9230 positive cases (including 47 cases reported today)with 618Active Positive, 8431 recovered (including 30 cases recovered today), 181 deaths;Budgamreported8417 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today)with 313 active positive cases, 7983 recovered (including 15cases recovered today), 121 deaths;Pulwamahas 6032 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with 103 Active Positive, 5837 recoveredand 92 deaths; Kupwara has 5878 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today), 115 Active Positive, 5666recoveries (including 08 cases recovered today), 97 deaths; Anantnag district has 5243 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today)with 90 Active Positive, 5057 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today), 96 deaths; Bandipora has 4819positive cases (including 11 cases reported today), with73 Active Positive and 4683 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today), 63 deaths;Ganderbalhas4751 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today)with 53 Active Positive, 4649 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today)and49deaths; Kulgam has 2936 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today)with 169 Active Positive, 2711 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today)and 56 deaths while as Shopian has 2671 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today), 36 active positive cases, 2595 recoveries (including 04 cases recovered today) and 40 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 26293 positive cases (including 97 cases reported today) with 706 active positive cases, 25204 recoveries (including 52 cases recovered today), 383 deaths; Udhampur has 4392 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today), 53 active positive cases, 4281 recoveriesand58 deaths; Rajouri has 3917 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today)with 33 active positive, 3828 recoveries and 56 deaths; Doda has 3466 positive caseswith13 Active positive, 3389 recovered and 64 deaths; Kathua has 3401 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today), 82 active positive cases, 3266 recovered(including 08 cases recovered today) and 53 deaths; Kishtwar has 2757 positive cases (including 01 casesreported today)with 18 Active Positive, 2717 recoveries and 22 deaths;Sambahas 2884 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today)with 35 active positive cases, 2808 recoveries and 41 deaths; Poonch has 2559 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today)with 25 active positive, 2508 recoveries and 26 deaths; Ramban has 2165 positive cases with 24 active positive cases, 2119 recoveries and 22 deaths while Reasi has 1695 positive (including 29 cases reported today)with 35 active positive cases, 1644 recoveries and 16 deaths.



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