JK reports 3499 new positive cases, 338923 recovered, 1,98,57,038 Covid doses administered so far

SRINAGAR,JANUARY 16:(KNS)  The  Government today informed that 3499 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 1210 from Jammu division and 2289 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 359373.Also, 06 Covid death have been reported; 03from Jammu Division and 03 from Kashmir Division.

Moreover, 470more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 308from Jammu Division and162 from Kashmir Division.

The Bulletin also informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed casesremains51 across J&K.

On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 33,419doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to1,98,57,038.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 359373 positive cases, 15883are Active Positive (6589in Jammu Division and 9294in Kashmir Division), 338923 have recovered and 4567 have died; 2221 in Jammu division and 2346in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 20296215 test results available, 359373 samples have tested positive and 19936842 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 74,593 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.

Till date 5510049 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 8402persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 15883 in isolation and 431568 in home surveillance. Besides, 5049629 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 614 cases, Baramulla reported 463 cases, Budgam reported 404 cases, Pulwama reported 94 cases, Kupwara reported 157 cases, Anantnag reported 230 cases, Bandipora reported 106 cases, Ganderbal reported 27 cases, Kulgam reported 127 cases while as Shopian reported 07 fresh cases for today.

Similarly, Jammu reported 556 cases, Reasi reported 89 cases for today, Udhampur reported 126 cases, Rajouri   reported 39 cases, Doda reported 20 cases, Kathua reported 163 cases, Samba reported 112 cases, Poonch reported 67 case, Kishtwar reported 20 cases while as Ramban reported 18 fresh cases for today.

Moreover, the bulletin also highlights that against the availability of 4794 dedicated level 1 & level 2 COVID beds, only 337 (7.02%) are occupied.

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 24x7 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.(KNS

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