COVID-19: Kashmir reports 27 fresh cases, J&K tally reaches 454

COVID-19: Kashmir reports 27 fresh cases, J&K tally reaches 454

Bandipora worst hit, no new case reported in Jammu
Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Apr 24: Jammu and Kashmir Government on Friday said that 27 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus, (all from Kashmir division), have been reported thus taking the total number of positive cases in the Union Territory to 454.

According to the daily Media Bulletin, out of 454 positive cases, 340 are Active Positive, 109 have recovered and five have died.

Furthermore, till date 65722 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which includes 6162 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 260 in Hospital Quarantine, 340 in hospital isolation and 11970 under home surveillance. Besides, 46985 persons have completed their surveillance period.

The Bulletin further said that out of 11764 test results available, 11310 samples have tested as negative till April 24, 2020.

Moreover 17 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged, 05 from District Hospital Shopian, 04 from SKIMS Soura, and 08 from GMC, Baramulla.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Bandipora has 108 positive cases wherein 85 are Active Positive, 22 recovered and 01 has died, Srinagar 79 positive cases with 51 Active Positive, 27 recovered and 01 died, Baramulla 52 positive cases with 38 Active Positive, 12 recovered, and 02 died; Shopian has 60 positive cases with 49 Active Positive, 11 recovered; Kupwara has 45 positive cases with 39 Active Positive and 06 recovered; Anantnag district has 16 positive case and all are Active Positive; Ganderbal has 14 positive cases with 12 Active positive and 02 have recovered; Budgam 14 positive cases of which 05 are Active Positive and 09 recovered cases; Kulgam has 06 cases and all are Active Positive; Pulwama 03 positive cases who all have recovered.

Similarly, Jammu has 26 positive cases of whom 21 are Active Positive and 05 have recovered, Udhampur 20 positive cases of which 11 are Active Positive, 08 recovered and 01 died, while as Samba district has 04 positive cases and all are Active Positive; Rajouri has 04 positive cases, 01 active positive and 03 cases have recovered; Kathua has 01 positive case which is active positive; Ramban has 01 positive case who is Active Positive. Meanwhile, Kishtwar has only 01 positive case who has recovered.

The Bulletin said that the breakup represents districts from which the patients have been traced or are ordinarily residing.