105 new COVID-19 cases take tally in J&K to 2,446
Srinagar: The novel coronavirus cases in Jammu and Kashmir rose to 2,446 on Sunday after 105 more people tested positive for the infection, officials said.
The new cases include 17 pregnant women — 10 from Baramulla district — and a nursing assistant from the Chest Diseases Hospital in Srinagar, the officials said.
Out of the 105 new cases of the pandemic, 90 are from Kashmir and 15 from Jammu, the officials said.
The total number of cases rose to 2,446, out of which 1,943 are in Kashmir, while 503 are in Jammu. There are 1,491 active cases of the pathogen, while 927 people have recovered, the officials said.
Twenty-eight people have died from the pathogen in Union territory so far.
Officials said that till date 172844 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 38572 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 45 in Hospital Quarantine, 1491 in hospital isolation and 46419 under home surveillance. Besides, 86289 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the officials said that Bandipora has 146 positive cases with 11 Active Positive, 134 recovered, 01 death; Srinagar has 280 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 132 Active Positive, 141 recovered (including 10 cases recovered today), 07 deaths; Anantnag district has 338 positive cases (including 24 cases reported today), with 211 Active Positive, 122 recovered, 05 deaths; Baramulla has 232 positive cases (including 15 cases reported today) with 124 Active Positive, 103 recovered (including 01 case recovered today), 05 deaths; Shopian has 170 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 61 Active Positive, 108 recovered and 01 death; Kupwara has 268 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 193 Active Positive, 75 recovered (including 01 case recovered today); Budgam has 110 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today), with 47 Active Positive and 61 recovered cases and 02 deaths; Ganderbal has 32 positive cases with 08 Active cases and 24 recoveries; Kulgam has 294 positive cases (including 17 cases reported today), with 264 Active Positive and 26 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today) and 04 deaths and Pulwama reported 73 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 60 active positive and 13 recovered (including 01 case recovered today).
Similarly, Jammu has 136 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 95 active positive cases and 39 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today) and 02 deaths; Udhampur has 65 positive cases with 39 active positive cases, 25 recovered and 01 death; Samba has 43 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 32 Active Positive and 11 recoveries; Rajouri has 30 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 25 active positive cases and 05 recovered; Kathua has 73 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 53 Active positive and 20 recovered (including 01 case recovered today); Kishtwar has 08 positive case with 07 active positive cases and 01 recovered; Ramban has 91 positive cases (including 2 cases reported today) with 76 active positive and 15 recoveries; Reasi has 14 positive cases with 11 active positive and 03 recovered, Poonch has 38 active positive cases while Doda has 05 positive cases with 04 active positive case and 01 recovered.