J&K sees highest number of covid-19 deaths; CRPF man among 19 die, toll reaches to 371

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 7/31/2020 8:46:11 PM

2 women hired by Raj Bhawan, 16 cops, 67 travellers among 481 new cases, total 20,490

JAMMU, July 30: J&K reported its highest- ever single-day spike of coronavirus infection deaths on Thursday, taking the tally to 371 with the deaths of 19 more patients due to the infection.
Srinagar District continued to report the highest number of new coronavirus cases among all districts in Jammu and Kashmir, with 183 fresh infections on Thursday. Jammu district reported 38 new cases, taking the count in the Jammu and Kashmir to 20,490.
Reports said that nineteen more persons including a CRPF man have died of COVID-19 in Kashmir , thus taking the toll of deaths due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 371.
Officials told that the Eleven patients who died include a 75-year-old woman from Shivpora Srinagar, a 72-year-old man from Batamallo Srinagar, a 55-year-old CRPF man of 198 battalion, a 66-year-old woman from Keegam Shopian, a 55-year-old man from Humhama Budgam, a 70-year old lady woman from Delina Baramulla, a 75-year-old male from Kreeri Baramulla, a 75-year-old man from Maldera Shopian, a 52-year-old woman from Ashajipora Anantnag, a 64-year-old man from Hajin Bandipora and a 60-year-old man Nawa Kadal Srinagar.
An official from SKIMS said that a 75-year-old woman from Shivpora, Srinagar who was admitted on 26 July, died in the morning. He said that a 72-year-old man from Batamaloo Srinagar, who was admitted on 21 July also died today. They were tested positive for the Covid-19.
The official further said that a CRPF man who had tested positive and was posted with the 198 battalion passed away in SKIMS Soura in the morning. He added that a 52-year-old woman from Ashajipora who was admitted on 29 July and was tested positive after her death on Thursday.
Regarding a patient from Nawa Kadal Srinagar, he said that patient was admitted on 18 July and expired on Thursday afternoon. “He had tested positive for the virus too,” the official said.
An official from CD hospital said that a 66-year-old woman from Keegam Shopian who was admitted on 26 July died on Thursday.
He further added that a 58-year-old man from Humhama Budgam who was admitted on 22 July also died on Thursday.
An official from SMHS said that an elderly man from Hajin Bandipora who was admitted on 25 July with bilateral pneumonia died on Thursday.
An official from GMC Baramulla told that a 70-year-old man from Delina Baramulla who was admitted on 26 July with bilateral Pneumonia died on Wednesday evening.
He added that a 75-year-old man from Kreeri Baramulla who was admitted on 28 July died on Wednesday evening.
An official from District Hospital Anantnag said that a 75-year-old man from Maldera Shopian who was admitted at District hospital Pulwama a few days before with chest infection died on Thursday. All the deceased had tested positive for the Coronavirus, officials said.
With nineteen fresh deaths, the death toll in J&K has reached to 371 including 346 from Kashmir division and 25 from Jammu division.
Meanwhile two Women private professionals hired by the Raj Bhawan for outlining one year achievement of Jammu and Kashmir Government after becoming the Union Territory , 16 cops, 67 travellers among 481 new cases, taking total number of cases to 20,490. Incharge Police Post Nehru Market tested positive for Coronavirus along with three other Cops at the Post.
26 tested +Ve today from Rajouri- which including 1 Bank Employee, Nowshera-6, Sunderbani-5, Kalakote-1(Health Official of PHC Moghala) Mohra-1(Ration dealer) & Travellers-11(2 BSF, 1IRP, 1 from Poonch district). 1056 reports received 2day. Positivity %age is 1.42 (minus travellers).
Reports said that 90 from Jammu division and 387 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 20,490 . Also 19 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 01 from Jammu division and 18 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 520 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 189 from Jammu Division and 331 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 19869 positive cases, 7662 are Active Positive, 11842 have recovered and 365 have died; 26 in Jammu division and 339 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 627387 test results available, 607518 samples have been tested as negative till July 30, 2020.
Additionally, till date 366937 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 47281 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 6 in Hospital Quarantine, 7662 in hospital isolation and 40583 under home surveillance. Besides, 271040 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Bandipora has 711 positive cases (including 33 cases reported today) with 247 Active Positive, 452 recovered (including 17 cases recovered today) and 12 deaths; Srinagar has 4658 positive cases (including 183 cases reported today) with 2658 Active Positive, 1887 recovered (including 79 cases recovered today), 113 deaths; Anantnag district has 1278 positive cases (including 20 cases reported today) with 260 Active Positive, 994 recovered (including 44 cases recovered today), 24 deaths; Baramulla has 1877 positive cases (including 42 cases reported today) with 500 Active Positive, 1309 recovered, 68 deaths; Shopian has 1422 positive cases (including 06 cases reported today) with 268 Active Positive, 1131 recovered (including 65 cases recovered today) and 23 deaths; Kupwara has 1085 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 274 Active Positive, 791 recovered (including 47 cases recovered today) and 20 deaths; Budgam has 1248 positive cases (including 20 cases reported today) with 522 Active Positive and 700 recovered cases (including 20 cases recovered today) and 26 deaths; Ganderbal has 401 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 135 active positive cases and 260 recoveries (including 17 cases recovered today) and 06 deaths; Kulgam has 1493 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 297 Active Positive and 1168 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today) and 28 deaths and Pulwama reported 1395 positive cases (including 32 cases reported today) with 651 active positive cases and 725 recovered (including 36 cases recovered today) and 19 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 1027 positive cases (including 38 cases reported today) with 465 active positive cases and 545 recoveries (including 17 cases recovered today) and 17 deaths; Udhampur has 436 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 107 active positive cases, 328 recovered (including 25 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Samba has 407 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 163 Active Positive and 243 recoveries (including 22 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Rajouri has 646 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) with 398 active positive cases and 246 recovered (including 27 cases recovered today) and 02 deaths; Kathua has 511 positive cases with 180 Active positive and 330 recovered and 01 death; Kishtwar has 136 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 82 active positive cases and 54 recovered; Ramban has 534 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 193 active positive and 340 recoveries (including 88 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Reasi has 126 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 68 active positive and 58 recovered; Poonch has 209 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 66 active positive and 142 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today) and 01 death while Doda has 269 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today) with 128 active positive cases and 139 recoveries (including 08 recoveries today)and 02 deaths.
According to the bulletin, of the total 19869 positive cases in J&K 4273 have been reported as travelers while 15596 as others.
The Bulletin said that the breakup represents districts from which the patients have been traced or are ordinarily residing.
The bulletin has informed the people that, the best way to protect themselves from COVID-19 is by maintaining physical distance of at least 2 metre from others, frequently cleaning hands with an alcohol based hand sanitizer or washing them with soap and water and following good respiratory etiquette and hygiene.



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