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177 fresh Covid-19 cases recorded in J&K

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Tally reaches 2,341; 165225 under surveillance

Srinagar: A total of 177 people, including 10 pregnant women, tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the union territory’s tally to 2,341, officials said.

While 125 fresh cases were reported from Kashmir, 52 were from Jammu, they said.

“(A total of) 177 new cases of coronavirus were detected in the union territory on Saturday,” the officials said, adding that 10 pregnant women were among the fresh cases.

The total number of cases in Jammu and Kashmir has now reached 2,341, according to the officials.

“Of these, 1,853 are in Kashmir, while 488 are in the Jammu region,” they said.

There are 1,405 active cases in the union territory — 1,037 in Kashmir and 368 in Jammu — and 908 patients have recovered, the officials said.

Twenty-eight people have died due COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, in Jammu and Kashmir.

The officials said that 165225 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 36538 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 56 in Hospital Quarantine, 1405 in hospital isolation and 43514 under home surveillance. Besides, 83684 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, they said that Bandipora has 146 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 11 Active Positive, 134 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today), 01 death; Srinagar has 272 positive cases (including 26 cases reported today) with 134 Active Positive, 131 recovered (including 03 cases recovered today), 07 deaths; Anantnag district has 314 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today), with 187 Active Positive, 122 recovered (including 02 cases recovered today),  05 deaths; Baramulla has 217 positive cases (including 40 cases reported today) with 110 Active Positive, 102 recovered, 05 deaths; Shopian has 168 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 59 Active Positive, 108 recovered (including 01 case recovered today) and 01 death; Kupwara has 258 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 184 Active Positive, 74 recovered; Budgam has 99 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today), with 36 Active Positive and 61 recovered cases (including 09 cases recovered today) and 02 deaths; Ganderbal has 32 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 08 Active cases and 24 recoveries; Kulgam has 277 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today), with 250 Active Positive and  23 recoveries and 04 deaths and Pulwama reported 70 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 58 active positive and 12 recovered.

Similarly, Jammu has 130 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 91 active positive cases and 37 recoveries and 02 deaths; Udhampur has 65 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 39 active positive cases, 25 recovered (including 03 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Samba has 41 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 30 Active Positive and 11 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today); Rajouri has 27 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 22 active positive cases and 05 recovered; Kathua has 71 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 52 Active positive and 19 recovered; Kishtwar has 08 positive cases with 07 active positive cases and 01 recovered; Ramban has 89 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 74 active positive and 15 recoveries (including 12 cases recovered today); Reasi has 14 positive cases (including 01 case recovered today) with 11 active positive and 03 recovered, Poonch has 38 active positive cases while Doda has 05 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 04 active positive case and 01 recovered.

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