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25 new positive cases take tally of COVID-19 patients in J&K to 726

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Srinagar: Twenty five new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday taking the tally of such cases to 726.

Out of 25, 24 fresh cases were reported from Kashmir division and one from Jammu, officials said.

They said that out of 726 positive cases, 415 are Active Positive, 303 have recovered and 08 have died.

Meanwhile 16 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals from Kashmir Division.

The officials said that out of 28199 test results available, 27473 samples have tested as negative till May 04, 2020.

“Till date 77656 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 11850 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 182 in Hospital Quarantine, 415 in hospital isolation and 7232 under home surveillance. Besides, 57969 persons have completed their surveillance period,” said the officials.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Bandipora reported 02 positive cases making a total of 130 positive cases with 68 Active Positive, 61 recovered (including 6 recovered today), 01 death; Anantnag district has 109 positive cases with 107 Active Positive, 01 recovered,  01 death; Srinagar reported 03 cases today making it 109 positive cases with 32 Active Positive, 75 recovered (including 05 recovery today),  02 deaths; Baramulla reported 12 cases today, totaling to 103 positive cases with 61 Active Positive, 39 recovered ( including 05 recoveries today), 03 deaths; with 02 fresh cases today, Shopian has 83 positive, 64 Active Positive, 19 recovered; Kupwara has 66 positive cases with 43 Active Positive, 23 recovered; Budgam also reported  04 new cases today thus taking total of positive cases to 30 wherein 18 are Active Positive and 12 recovered cases; Ganderbal has 14 positive cases and all of them have recovered; Kulgam has 11 positive cases with 08 Active Positive and  03 recoveries; Pulwama reported 01 positive case, thus district has 09 positive cases with 06 active positive, 03 recovered.

Similarly, Jammu has 27 positive cases with 1 active positive case reported today and 26 have recovered; Udhampur  20 positive cases, 19 recovered and 01 death, while as Samba has 07 positive cases wherein 03 are Active Positive and 04 have recovered; Rajouri has 04 positive cases, 01 active positive and 03 have recovered;  Kathua has 01 positive case who is active positive; Kishtwar had only 01 positive case who has recovered. Ramban and Reasi districts each have one positive case which is active positive.

12 more Covid-19 patients discharged from SKIMS, Bemina

SRINAGAR: SKIMS Medical College Hospital Bemina informed that 12 more COVID-19 patients were discharged from the hospital after recovering from the contagious disease.

Among the 153 COVID Positive patients admitted for treatment at SKIMS Medical College Hospital after being referred from various hospitals across the valley, 05 belong to Baramulla, 02 to Srinagar, 02 are from Bandipora, 01 patient from Kerala and 02 from Delhi.

The discharged patients were seen off by the Principal, SKIMS Medical College along with the DMS, Sanitation Superintendent and Senior Security Supervisor to boost their confidence and do away with any social stigma.

With this the percentage of recovery of patients treated for COVID 19 in SKIMS Bemina (JVC), has reached 56 %. It is worthwhile to mention that one female patient from Gund Jehangir, Dist Bandipora aged above 80 years with COVID Pneumonia and Respiratory Distress also recovered and has been discharged.

The Principal complimented the staff particularly Doctors, Nurses, technical, MRD and other paramedical staff including sanitation and security staff for delivering remarkable services.