J&K death toll mounts to 1799, total cases at 116008
Nadeem Nadu/Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Dec 13: Jammu and Kashmir reported six more COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, while 382 more people tested positive for the pestilence in the Union Territory, officials said on Sunday.
They said that the death count due to COVID-19 has mounted to 1799, while 116008 have tested positive for the virus across the UT till date.
Giving the details of the deaths that took place today, the officials said that those who succumbed to the virus include a 60-year-old woman from Boniyar Baramulla, a 78-year-old man from Bandipora, a 72-year-old man from Pulwama, a 55-year-old man from Talab Tiloo and a 60-year-old woman from Udheywala Bohri Jammu.
With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1151 and 648 in the Jammu region. Srinagar district with 433 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (330), Baramulla (169), Budgam (105), Pulwama (88), Kupwara (88), Anantnag (82), Doda (58), Bandipora (57), Udhampur (53), Kulgam (52), Rajouri (53), Kathua (45), Ganderbal (40), Shopian (37), Samba (34), Poonch (22), Ramban (21), Kishtwar(21), and Reasi (11).
JK reports 382 new cases
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir recorded 382 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, 184 from Jammu division and 198 from Kashmir division thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 116008.
Moreover,505 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 267 from Jammu Division and 238 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 116008 positive cases, 4702 are Active Positive, 109507 have recovered and 1799 have died; 648 in Jammu division and 1151 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 3345171 test results available, 3229163 samples have been tested as negative till December13, 2020.
Till date 829181 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 22655 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 4702 in isolation and 27759 in home surveillance. Besides, 772266 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 24259 positive cases (including 98cases reported today) with 1138 Active Positive, 22688 recovered (including 87 cases recovered today), 433 deaths; Baramulla has 7737 positive cases (including 20 cases reported today) with 213 Active Positive, 7355 recovered (including 14 cases recovered today), 169deaths; Pulwama reported 5294 positive cases (including 18 case reported today) with 173 active positive cases, 5033 recovered (including 19 cases recovered today), 88 deaths; Kulgam has 2627 positive cases (including 03 case reported today) with 67 Active Positive, 2508 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today), 52 deaths; Shopian has 2431 positive cases (including 17 case reported today) with 108 Active Positive, 2286 recovered and 37 deaths; Anantnag district has 4659positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 105 Active Positive, 4472 recovered (including 21cases recovered today), 82 deaths; Budgam has 7311 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today) with 300 Active Positive and 6906 recovered (including 25 cases recovered today), 105 deaths; Kupwara has 5367 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 180 Active Positive, 5099 recovered (including 11cases recovered today), 88 deaths; Bandipora has 4537 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 107 Active Positive, 4373 recovered (including 06 cases recovered today), 57 deaths and Ganderbal has 4352 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 121 active positive cases, 4191recoveries (including 53 cases recovered today)and 40 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 22170positive cases (including 98 cases reported today) with 776 active positive cases, 21064 recoveries (including 110 cases recovered today), 330 deaths; Rajouri has 3702 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 239 active positive cases, 3410 recovered (including 11 cases recovered today), 53 deaths; Ramban has 2031 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 70 active positive, 1940 recoveries(including 22 cases reported today) and 21 deaths; Kathua has 3017 positive cases (including 22 cases reported today) with 118 Active positive, 2854 recovered (including 24 cases recovered today), 45 deaths; Udhampur has 3949 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 321 active positive cases, 3575 recovered (including 73 cases recovered today) and 53 deaths; Samba has 2623 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 213 Active Positive, 2376 recoveriesand 34 deaths; Doda has 3296 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 162 active positive cases, 3076 recoveries (including 13 cases recovered today), 58 deaths; Poonch has 2420 positive cases (including 01cases reported today) with 30 active positive, 2368 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today), 22 deaths; Reasi has 1562 positive cases with 105 active positive, 1446recoveries and 11 deaths while Kishtwar has 2664 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 156 active positive cases and 2487 recoveries (including 07 cases recovered today) and 21 deaths.
According to the bulletin, among the total 116008 positive cases in J&K, 11009 have been reported as travelers while 104999 as others.