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62 more test positive in J&K, total COVID-19 cases reach 1, 183

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Srinagar: Sixty-two people, including 14 policemen, tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, taking the total number of infected persons to 1,183 in the union territory, officials said.

While 16 cases are from Jammu, 46 are from Kashmir region, they said.

The number of coronavirus cases in the union territory stands at 1,183 and fatalities at 13.

“Of the total 1,183 cases, 1,035 are in Kashmir and 148 in Jammu region,” they added.

With 575 patients being cured, there are 509 active cases in the Kashmir Valley and 86 in Jammu.

Moreover, 33 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals of Kashmir Division, said the officials, adding, out of 80934 test results available, 79751 samples have tested as negative till May 17, 2020.

The officials further said that till date 111368 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 29442 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 105 in Hospital Quarantine, 595 in hospital isolation and 15425 under home surveillance. Besides, 65788 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the officials said that Bandipora has 135 positive cases with 09 Active Positive, 125 recovered, 01 death; Srinagar has 157 positive cases (including 01 reported today) with 56 Active Positive, 96 recovered (including 12 recoveries today), 05 deaths; Anantnag district has 177 positive cases (including 15 cases reported today), with 141 Active Positive, 35 recovered (including 07 recoveries today),  01 death; Baramulla has 118 positive cases with 35 Active Positive, 80 recovered, 03 deaths; Shopian has 108 positive cases (including 01 reported today) with 33 Active Positive, 75 recovered (including 11 recoveries today); Kupwara has 97 positive cases with 49 Active Positive, 48 recovered; Budgam has 57 positive cases, with 28 Active Positive and 28 recovered cases and 01 death; Ganderbal has 23 positive cases with 09 Active cases and 14 recoveries; Kulgam has 147 positive cases (including 28 reported today), with 138 Active Positive and  09 recoveries (including 03 recoveries today); Pulwama reported 16 positive cases (including 01 reported today) with 11 active positive, 05 recovered.

Similarly, Jammu has 45 positive cases (including 06 reported today) with 17 active positive cases and 27 recoveries and 01 death; Udhampur has 25 positive cases (including 01 reported today) with 05 active positive case, 19 recovered and 01 death; Samba has 13 positive cases (including 02 reported today) with 07 Active Positive and 06 recoveries; Rajouri has 05 positive cases with 01 active positive case and 04 recovered; Kathua has 32 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 31 Active positive and 01 recovered; Kishtwar had only 01 positive case who has recovered; Ramban has 23 positive case (including 05 reported today) with 22 active positive and 01 recovered while Reasi has 03 positive cases with 02 active positive and 01 recovered, Poonch reported 01 positive case today.

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