Death toll nears 1600, 103009 people test positive
Srinagar, Nov 16: Jammu and Kashmir reported seven more COVID-19 deaths, while 390 fresh cases were reported in the past 24-hours, officials said on Monday.
They said that the fatality count due to the virus in J&K has mounted to 1598, while 103009 people have tested positive for the pestilence across the Union Territory till date.
Among those who succumbed to the virus include four residents of Kashmir while three were from Jammu region, officials said.
Regarding the deaths from Kashmir, they said, three were from Srinagar and one from Pulwama district.
With these deaths, the total count in the Valley has reached region has reached 1060 and 538 in the Jammu region.
Srinagar district with 399 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (283), Baramulla (157), Budgam (97), Pulwama (85), Kupwara (78), Anantnag (75), Doda (50), Rajouri (48), Kulgam (48), Bandipora(48), Shopian (36), Ganderbal (37), Udhampur (35), Kathua (33), Samba (25), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(16), and Reasi (8).
15-day-old boy among 390 new cases in J&K
Meanwhile, thirty-eight travelers and a 15-day-old baby were among 390 new novel COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 103009 in Jammu and Kashmir.
Among the cases, 150 were reported from Jammu Division and 240 from Kashmir Valley, officials said.
Giving the district wise details, they said that Srinagar reported 112 cases, Baramulla 58, Budgam 20, Pulwama 8, Kupwara 11, Anantnag 4, Bandipora 11, Ganderbal 13, Kulgam 3, Shopian 0, Jammu 97, Rajouri 2, Udhampur 17, Doda 3, Kathua 5, Poonch 1, Samba 10, Kishtwar 5, Ramban 8 and Reasi 2.
Among them, at least 24 cases were confirmed at CD hospital’s diagnostic laboratory and include female (45) from Arabal Shalimar, female (14) from Shairabad, female (12) from Satoora, male (29) from BB Cantt, female (48) and two males (28, 29) from Alochibagh, female (30) from HMT Srg, female (70) from Noorbagh Srg, female (65) and male (30) from Mulfaq Harwan Srg, two males (45, 30) and female (60) from M M Bagh Srg, male (75) from B K Pora Srg, male (62) from Nawakadal Srg, female (32) from Dalgate, female (15 Days) from Qamarwari Srg, female (65) from Uri Baramulla, male (NA) from Natipora Srg, female (30) from Shirmal, three females (65, 40, 48) from Lasjan Srg.
According to the daily Media Bulletin, out of 103009 positive cases, 5588 are active positive, 95824 have recovered.
It said that out of 2660991 test results available, 2557982 samples have been tested as negative till date.
So far 715686 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 24592 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 5588 in isolation and 41318 in home surveillance. Besides, 642591 persons have completed their surveillance period, it said.
Moreover, they said, 482 more Covid-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 152 from Jammu Division and 330 from Kashmir Valley.(GNS)