COVID-19: Doctors among 182 test positive in J&K, tally 3324

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SRINAGAR — The number of COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir Friday mounted to 3324 as seven pregnant women and five doctors were among 182 fresh cases that tested positive for the deadly virus.

Officials said that among 182 new cases that were detected in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, 34 were tested positive at SKIMS, 64 at CD Hospital, 13 at JVC Bemina, 62 at Army Command Hospital Udhampur and rest at other hospitals.

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Among 182 new cases, 108 belong to Kashmir division while as 74 are from Jammu division, officials said, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division has reached to 2515 including 910 recoveries and 32 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division has reached to 809 including 176 recoveries and 4 deaths.

They added that total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 2202 including 1573 from Kashmir division and 629 from Jammu division.

Dr G H Yatoo Nodal officer for COVID-19 at SKIMS said that out of 2315 samples tested at the hospital, 34 were found positive.

Officials from JVC Bemina said that out of 300 samples tested at the hospital, 13 from Shopian were found positive.

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Officials at GMC Srinagar said that out of 2469 samples processed at CD Hospital lab, 64 were found positive including two of resampling.

Lt Col Inam Danish Khan from Army’s Command Hospital Udhampur said that out of 969 pooled and 213 unpooled samples tested at the hospital, 62 were tested positive.

Meanwhile with the death of 65-year-old lady from Batamaloo area of Srinagar, the death toll in Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory has reached to 36 including 32 from Kashmir division and four from Jammu division.

As per officials figures, 383 positive cases including five deaths and 155 recoveries are from Anantnag, 366 including nine deaths and 143 recoveries are from Srinagar, 364 including four deaths and 51 recoveries are from Kulgam, 331 including 82 recoveries and one death are from Kupwara, 308 including 104 recoveries and seven deaths are from Baramulla, 282 including 133 recoveries and three deaths are from Shopian, 180 including 136 recoveries and one death is from Bandipora, 138 including 67 recoveries and two deaths are from Budgam, 121 including 13 recoveries are from Pulwama and 42 including 13 recoveries are from Ganderbal.

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In Jammu division, 190 including 63 recoveries and two deaths are from Jammu district, 164 including 16 recoveries are from Ramban, 94 including 32 recoveries are from Kathua, 123 including 29 recoveries and one death are from Udhampur, 55 including 21 recoveries from Samba, 65 including two recoveries are from Poonch, 48 including 05 recoveries are from Rajouri, 18 including 03 recoveries are from Reasi, 17 including 04 recoveries are from Kishtwar, 35 including 01 recovery and one death are from Doda.

As per the daily information bulletin, 204,900 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while as 44,017 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 2202 persons are in hospital isolation while as 48 persons are under hospital quarantine.

According to the bulletin, 103,007 persons have completed surveillance period and 55,520 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 202,257 samples are available.

Out of 202,257, the number of samples tested negative stands at 198,933 while as 3224 have been tested positive, among them 2202 are active and 1086 persons have recovered and 36 persons have died.

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