Jammu and Kashmir Reports 5,443 New Positive Cases, 1,60035 Recovered To Date | Odisha News | Odisha Latest News
Jammu: The government informed on Friday that 5,443 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 1,868 from Jammu Division and 3,575 from Kashmir Division, were reported today, bringing the total number of positive cases to Jammu and Kashmir at 206954. In addition, 50 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported, 29 in Jammu Division and 21 in Kashmir Division.
In addition, 2,752 other COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, including 954 from Jammu Division and 1798 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily media log on the new Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 206,954 positive cases, 44,307 are positive, 160,035 have recovered and 2,612 have died; 1097 in the Jammu division and 1515 in the Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further stated that out of 7,557,656 available test results, 7,350,702 samples have tested negative until May 7, 2021.
To date, 1,885,550 people have been drafted for observation, including 87,419 people in home quarantine, including government-run facilities, 44,307 in isolation, and 123,485 in home surveillance. In addition, 1,627,727 people completed their period of surveillance.
Providing a breakdown by district, the Bulletin said Srinagar has 51,361 positive cases (including 1,071 cases reported today) with 10,800 active positives, 39,964 recovered (including 930 cases recovered today), 597 deaths; Baramulla has 15,480 positive cases (including 496 cases reported today) including 3,734 Active Positive, 11,535 recovered (including 182 cases recovered today), 211 deaths; Budgam reported 12,967 positive cases (including 384 cases reported today) with 2,863 active positive cases, 9,968 cured (including 165 cases recovered today), 136 deaths; Pulwama has 8,519 positive cases (including 118 cases reported today) including 2,026 active positive, 6,378 cured (including 116 cases recovered today) and 115 deaths; Kupwara has 7,941 positive cases (including 198 cases reported today), 1,402 active positive, 6,434 recoveries (including 88 cases cured today), 105 deaths; Anantnag district has 9,206 positive cases (including 568 cases reported today) including 2,989 active positive, 6,099 recovered (including 88 cases recovered today), 118 deaths; Bandipora has 6,073 positive cases (including 93 cases reported today), with 731 Active Positive and 5,276 recoveries (including 70 cases recovered today), 66 deaths; Ganderbal has 6,089 positive cases (including 169 cases reported today) with 864 Active Positive, 5,172 recoveries (including 54 cases recovered today) and 53 deaths; Kulgam has 5,894 positive cases (including 344 cases reported today) with 2,477 active positives, 3,347 recoveries (including 60 cases cured today) and 70 deaths while Shopian has 3,691 positive cases (including 134 cases reported today), 850 active positive cases, 2797 recoveries (including 45 cases cured today) and 44 deaths.
Likewise, Jammu has 38,645 positive cases (including 639 cases reported today) with 787 active positive cases, 30,945 recoveries (including 576 cases recovered today), 613 deaths; Udhampur has 7,182 positive cases (including 292 cases reported today), 1,281 active positive cases, 5,830 recoveries (including 76 cases recovered today) and 71 deaths; Rajouri has 6,158 positive cases (including 300 cases reported today) with 2,075 active positives, 3,998 recoveries (including 12 cases recovered today) and 85 deaths; Doda has 4080 positive cases (including 37 cases reported today) including 433 active positive, 3577 cured (including 13 cases recovered today) and 70 deaths; Kathua has 5,602 positive cases (including 226 cases reported today), 1,155 active positive cases, 4,377 cured (including 70 cases recovered today) and 70 deaths; Kishtwar has 3,132 positive cases (including 39 cases reported today) with 196 active positives, 2,912 recoveries and 24 deaths; Samba has 4,528 positive cases (including 121 cases reported today) with 1,455 active positive cases, 3,006 recoveries (including 139 cases recovered today) and 67 deaths; Poonch has 3,478 positive cases (including 95 cases reported today) with 772 active positives, 2,660 recoveries (including 09 cases recovered today) and 46 deaths; Ramban has 3,090 positive cases (including 67 cases reported today) with 558 active positive cases, 2501 recoveries and 31 deaths while Reasi has 3,838 positive cases (including 52 cases reported today) with 559 active positive cases, 3,259 recoveries ( including 59 cases cured today) and 20 deaths.
According to the bulletin, of the 206,954 total positive cases for J&K, 20,286 were reported as travelers and 186,668 as others.
The Bulletin said the rupture represents the districts from which the patients were found or usually reside.
The bulletin added that there were 2,142 COVID dedicated beds, 1,905 isolation beds with 885 vacant beds and 237 intensive care beds where 72 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 2,260 COVID dedicated beds, 2,142 isolation beds where 774 beds are vacant and 118 intensive care beds where 60 are vacant in the Kashmir division. There are a total of 4,402 COVID dedicated beds, 4,047 isolation beds with 1,659 vacant beds and 355 UIC beds with 132 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The central government continuously monitors the evolution of the Covid-19 situation in the territory of the Union and provides all the support necessary for effective control of the spread of Covid-19 and for better clinical management of positive cases.
The government has also launched free general tele-consultation OPD services by MBBS specialists / doctors for residents of J&K as part of the national tele-consultation service. People can avail these services from Home by registering online at the web portal https://esanjeevaniopd.in/. Services are available Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. People can also download and install the esanjeevani OPD app from Google play store.
In addition, a 24 × 7 rapid antigen testing facility for COVID-19 has been launched outside the emergency department at GMC Jammu Hospital. The facility will be very helpful in segregating patients in the emergency wing of GMC Jammu.
Meanwhile, a 24 × 7 COVID control room has been set up for redressing grievances related to COVID-19 positive patients admitted to the associated hospitals of Government Medical College, Jammu and Government Hospital, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu. Patients or caregivers can call 0191–258 5444 (control room), exchange: 0191-258 2626/258 5542/258 4290/258 4291/258 4292/258 4293/258 4294 for assistance.
The bulletin informed people that the best way to protect yourself from COVID-19 is to maintain a physical distance of at least 2 meters from others, wash your hands frequently with alcohol-based hand sanitizer, or wash them with soap and water and follow etiquette and respiratory hygiene.
As a measure of social distancing in public places and workplaces, wearing a face mask is mandatory.
The bulletin again explained that the early detection of COVID-19 can prevent the spread of the disease, so we must be responsible for the well-being of ourselves and everyone around us. “Failure to disclose symptoms could put the lives of individuals and their families at risk. If you have symptoms like fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, report it early. Don’t be afraid, call the COVID-19 helplines and see a doctor ”.
Advisory further urged people not to leave their homes unless absolutely necessary. “If you have to move for unavoidable reasons, be sure to wear a mask and practice social distancing, personal hygiene, and frequent hand washing with soap and water.”
In an emergency, people can benefit from free 24/7 ambulance services at their doorstep by calling the free number 108, while pregnant women and sick infants can benefit from free ambulance services. by dialing the free number 102.
People can also call the national toll-free 1075 helpline; J&K COVID-19 Helpline Numbers 0191-2549676 (UT level Cell), 0191-2520982, 0191-2674444, 0191-2674115 (For Jammu Division), 0194-2440283 & 0194-2430581 (For Kashmir Division) for support, advice and answering health-related questions about the novel Corona virus disease (COVID-19).
The bulletin informed that the Indian Medicine Systems Directorate, J&K is distributing AYUSH drugs having immunity enhancement, immunomodulator, anti-oxidant, rejuvenator, anti-stress, metabolism regulator, anti-allergic, an anti-pyretic, an anti-cough suppressant, bronchodilator, etc. properties during the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the department has provided medicine to 16.59 lakh people, including various frontline workers, the elderly, PRIs, police / paramilitary figures and the general masses. In addition, preventive measures and yoga therapies are also advised to populations to take care of lifestyle / mental disorders so that physical and mental health is ensured during this pandemic.
The public are advised to strictly follow any advice issued by the government from time to time and to rely only on information disseminated by the government through the daily media bulletin to print and electronic media.
People are also advised to refrain from spreading rumors and not paying attention to them at the same time.