Jammu & Kashmir

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 26 new positive cases, 448733 recovered, 2,19,44,500 Covid doses administered so far

SRINAGAR, MARCH 23: The Government today informed that 26 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 14 from Jammu division and 12 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 453595.

Moreover, 13 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 05 from Jammu Division and 08 from Kashmir Division.

The Bulletin also informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 51 across J&K.

On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 38,766 doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to 2,19,44,500.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 453595 positive cases, 112 are Active Positive (38 in Jammu Division and 74 in Kashmir Division), 448733 have recovered and 4750 have died; 2327 in Jammu division and 2423 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 24134133 test results available, 453595 samples have tested positive and 23680538 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 31888 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.

Till date 6279634 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 31598 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 112 in isolation and 466431 in home surveillance. Besides, 5776743 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 09 fresh cases, Budgam, Pulwama and Kulgam reported one new case each while as Baramulla, Anantnag, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal and Shopian reported no fresh cases for today.

Similarly, Jammu reported 10 new cases, Doda reported 03 fresh cases, Kathua reported 01 new case while as Kishtwar, Rajouri, Ramban, Poonch, Reasi, Samba and Udhampur reported no fresh cases for today.

Moreover, the bulletin also highlights that against the availability of 4838 dedicated level 1 & level 2 COVID beds, only 04 (0.08%) is occupied.

The bulletin informs that in case of any help, the general public can call J&K UT Centralised Health Helpline- Toll Free No. 104.In case of emergency, people can avail free ambulance services 24×7 by calling toll free number 108 while as pregnant women and sick infants can avail free services by dialing toll free number 102, the bulletin reads.

It also informs that the public can reach national helpline by dialling 1075.

Further the bulletin also informs the public that for any kind of COVID-19 query, logon to http://www.covidrelief.jk.gov.in

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