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Covid-19: 183 test positive, tally reaches 8,429

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5255 recovered so far; 296591under surveillance

Srinagar: The total number of COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir mounted to 8,429 on Sunday after 183 fresh infections were detected.

Fifty-one fresh COVID-19 cases were reported from the Jammu region, 132 were reported from the Kashmir Valley, the officials said.

The fresh cases detected on Sunday include 32 people who had returned to the Union Territory recently.

Srinagar district in central Kashmir recorded a maximum of 59 cases on Sunday,  followed by 20 in Kupwara district in the north. Three districts –- Poonch, Reasi and Kishtwar — did not have any fresh case in the past 24 hours.

The total number of infected persons in Jammu and Kashmir has risen to 8,429.

“Of these, 6,656 are in Kashmir, while 1,773 are in the Jammu region,” the officials said.

Officials said that 112 more Covid-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals. These include 23 from Jammu Division and 89 from Kashmir Division.

They said that out of 399385 test results available, 390956 samples have been tested as negative till July 5, 2020.

“296591 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 40149 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 42 in Hospital Quarantine, 3,042 in hospital isolation and 45780 under home surveillance. Besides, 207446 persons have completed their surveillance period,” said the officials.

Providing district-wise breakup, the officials said that Bandipora has 307 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 25 Active Positive, 279 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today) and 03 death; Srinagar has 1151 positive cases (including 59 cases reported today) with 697 Active Positive, 423 recovered, 31 deaths; Anantnag district has 720 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today), with 145 Active Positive, 564 recovered (including 10 cases reported today),  11 deaths; Baramulla has 1023 positive cases (including 17 cases reported today) with 561 Active Positive, 439 recovered (including 18 cases recovered today), 23 deaths; Shopian has 849 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 225 Active Positive, 611 recovered and 13 deaths; Kupwara has 604 positive cases (including 20 cases reported today) with 168 Active Positive, 429 recovered (including 11 cases recovered today) and 07 deaths; Budgam has 486 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today) with 203 Active Positive and 274 recovered cases (including 33 cases recovered today) and 09 deaths; Ganderbal has 119 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 44 active positive cases and 74 recoveries (including 12 cases reported today) and 01 death; Kulgam has 859 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today), with 245 Active Positive and 598 recoveries and 16 deaths and Pulwama reported 538 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 267 active positive cases and 267 recovered and 04 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 397 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 88 active positive cases and 301 recoveries and 08 deaths; Udhampur has 290 positive cases  (including 02 cases reported today) with 82 active positive cases, 207 recovered (including 12 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Samba has 186 positive cases (including 18 cases reported today) with 66 Active Positive and 120 recoveries; Rajouri has 124 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 55 active positive cases and 68 recovered and 01 death; Kathua has 249 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 60 Active positive and 188 recovered (including 11 recoveries today) and 01 death; Kishtwar has 29 positive cases with 08 active positive cases and 21 recovered; Ramban has 236 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 49 active positive and 187 recoveries ; Reasi has 45 positive cases with 13 active positive and 32 recovered; Poonch has 124 positive cases with 10 active positive and 113 recoveries and 01 death while Doda has 93 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 31 active positive cases and 60 recoveries and 02 deaths.

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