The government said on Friday that 498 new cases of Novel Corona Virus (Kovid-19), 209 from Jammu division and 289 new cases have been reported from Kashmir division, taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 313974. Also, there have been 07 COVID-19 deaths, 05 from Jammu division and 02 from Kashmir division.
In addition, 871 more COVID-19 patients were cured and discharged from various hospitals, including 334 from Jammu division and 537 from Kashmir division.
01 new confirmed case of Mucormycosis has been reported in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir today, taking the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 28.
In addition, 81.00 per cent of the population above 45 years of age in Jammu and Kashmir has been vaccinated.
According to the Daily Media Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), out of 313974 positive cases, 6157 are active positive, 303526 have been cured and 4291 have died; 2092 in Jammu division and 2199 in Kashmir division.
The bulletin further stated that out of 9727679 test results available, 9413705 samples have been tested as negative till June 25, 2021.
So far 2377154 persons have been empaneled for surveillance, of which 23,382 persons are in home quarantine, including government-run facilities, 6157 in isolation and 211996 under home surveillance. In addition, 2131328 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district wise breakup, the bulletin said that Srinagar has 69606 positive cases (including 82 cases reported today) 1084 active positives, 67698 recovered (including 137 cases recovered today), 824 deaths; Baramulla has 23151 positive cases (including 35 cases reported today) with 480 active positives, 22393 recovered (including 52 cases reported today), 278 deaths; Budgam recorded 22446 positive cases (including 31 cases reported today) with 473 active positive cases, 21771 recovered (including 63 cured today), 202 deaths; Pulwama has 14790 positive cases (including 13 cases reported today) 335 active positive, 14267 recovered (including 41 cases recovered today) and 188 deaths; Kupwara has 13693 positive cases (including 44 cases reported today), 412 active positive, 13120 recoveries (including 77 cases reported today), 161 deaths; Anantnag district has 15957 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today) with 353 active positives, 15406 recovered (including 44 cases recovered today), 198 deaths; Bandipora has 9232 positive cases (including 15 cases reported today), 186 active positive and 8946 recoveries (including 42 cases recovered today), 100 deaths; Ganderbal has 9521 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 2017 active positive, 9244 recoveries (including 20 cases recovered today) and 76 deaths; Kulgam has 10976 positive cases (including 29 cases reported today) with 232 active positives, 10630 recoveries (including 57 cases recovered today) and 114 deaths, while Shopian has 5545 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) , 21 active positive cases, 5466 cured (including 04 cured today) and 58 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 52327 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 684 active positive cases, 50512 healthy cases (including 51 cases reported today), 1131 deaths; Udhampur has 11126 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today), 107 active positive cases, 10888 recoveries (including 13 cases reported today) and 131 deaths; Rajouri has 10647 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 220 active positives, 10210 recoveries (including 25 cases reported today) and 217 deaths; Doda has 6741 positive cases (including 25 cases reported today) with 513 active positives, 6116 cured (including 151 cases recovered today) and 112 deaths; Kathua has 9180 positive cases (including 04 cases reported today), 49 active positive cases, 8982 cured (including 12 cases recovered today) and 149 deaths; Kishtwar has 4400 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today) with 126 active positives, 4232 cured (including 19 cases recovered today) and 42 deaths; Samba has 68 active positive cases with 7051 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today), 6865 healthy cases (including 08 cases recovered today) and 118 deaths; Poonch has 6044 positive cases (including 16 cases reported today) with 267 active positives, 5689 cured (including 17 cases recovered today) and 88 deaths; Ramban has 122 active positive cases with 5788 positive cases (including 17 cases reported today), 5604 recoveries (including 25 cases recovered today) and 62 deaths, while Reasi has 5753 positive cases (reported today). including 96 cases) with 224 active positive cases, 5487 recoveries (including 13 cases cured today) and 42 deaths.
According to the bulletin, of the total 313974 positive cases in J&K, 22179 have been reported as passengers while 291795 as others.
The bulletin said that Golmaal represents the districts from where the patients have been traced or are living normally.
The bulletin said that there are 2665 COVID dedicated beds, 2253 isolation beds with 245 vacant beds and 412 ICU beds, where 381 beds are vacant in Jammu division, while 3353 COVID dedicated beds, 3074 isolation beds where 2706 beds are vacant and There are 279 ICU beds. There are 222 beds vacant in Kashmir division. The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has a total of 6018 COVID dedicated beds, 5327 isolation beds with 4851 beds and 691 ICU beds with 603 vacant beds.
The Central Government is continuously monitoring the emerging situation of COVID-19 in the Union Territory and is providing all necessary assistance for effectively preventing the spread of Covid-19 and better clinical management of positive cases.
The government has also started free tele-consultation general OPD services by specialists / MBBS doctors for the residents of J&K under the National Tele-consultation Service. People can avail these services sitting at home by registering online on the web portal https://esanjeevaniopd.in/. Services are available Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. People can also download and install the e-Sanjeevani OPD app from Google Play Store.
To ensure public convenience and to avoid chaos and panic crowding in tertiary care hospitals, COVID-19 triage facility has been started at Jammu at (i) Chest Disease Hospital, Jammu (Opposite GMC Hospital Complex, Jammu, Triage CD Hospital Jammu Contact No.- 9541925371, 0191-2561000), (ii) Government Hospital Gandhinagar (Old Block) Contact No. 0191-2459300 and at Srinagar (i) National Institute of Technology Campus, Hazratbal, Srinagar, Contact No. 9419006991 and (ii) SKIMS -JVC Bemina, Contact No. 7006617821, which will act as “First Arrival Point” for screening any COVID+ve patient desirous of getting admitted in Government Hospital. Medical College Jammu/Srinagar and Associated Hospitals, SKIMS Soura and other identified dedicated COVID Hospitals under Directorate of Health Services Jammu/Kashmir.
For COVID+ve cases in periphery areas and districts other than Jammu/Srinagar, the triage point will be the concerned District Hospital/New GMC (Doda/Kathua/Rajouri/Baramulla/Anantnag). Admission of such patients from these districts to GMC Jammu/Srinagar, SKIMS Soura etc. will be on referral basis only.
In addition, a 24×7 rapid antigen testing facility for COVID-19 has been started outside the emergency room of GMC Hospital Jammu. This facility will be very useful for isolation of patients in the emergency wing of GMC Jammu.
Meanwhile, a 24×7 COVID Control Room has been set up for redressal of complaints related to COVID-19 positive patients admitted in Government Medical College, Jammu and Associated Hospitals of Government Hospital, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu. Patients or attendants 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 has informed people that the best way to protect themselves from COVID-19 is to maintain a physical distance of at least 2 meters from others, frequently wash hands with alcohol-based hand sanitizers or wash them with soap and water. To wash from and to follow the good. Respiratory etiquette and hygiene.
Wearing of face cover is mandatory in public places and workplaces as a measure of social distancing.
The bulletin reiterates that early detection of COVID-19 can prevent the spread of the disease, so we need to be responsible for the well being of ourselves and everyone around us. “Not disclosing symptoms can put the lives of individuals and their families at risk. Report immediately if you have symptoms like fever, cough and difficulty in breathing. Fear not, call on the COVID-19 helpline numbers and seek medical advice”.
In the advisory, people have been appealed not to leave the house unless absolutely necessary. “If you have to go out for unavoidable reasons, make sure you wear a mask and practice social distancing, personal hygiene and frequent hand washing with soap and water.”
In case of any emergency people can avail 24×7 free ambulance services at their doorsteps by calling the toll-free number 108, while pregnant women and sick infants can avail free ambulance services by dialing the toll-free number 102. Huh.
People can also call the toll-free national helpline number 1075; J&K COVID-19 Helpline Numbers 0191- 2549676 (UT Level Cell), 0191-2520982, 0191-2674444, 0191-2674115 (For Jammu Division), 0194-2440283 and 0194-2430581 (For Kashmir Division) Support, Guidance and answers to health related questions on Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19).
The Bulletin has informed that Directorate of Indian System of Medicine, J&K is distributing AYUSH drugs which include immunity boosting, immuno-modulator, anti-oxidant, rejuvenating, anti-stress, metabolism regulator, anti-allergic, anti-pyretic , are anti-tussives. , bronchodilator, etc. Properties during the COVID-19 pandemic. The department has so far provided medicines to 20.26 lakh people which include various frontline workers, senior citizens, PRIs, police/para-military persons and general public. Apart from this, people are also being advised on preventive measures and yoga remedies to avoid lifestyle/mental disorders so as to ensure physical and mental health during this pandemic.
The public is advised to strictly follow the advisory issued by the Government from time to time and rely only on the information issued by the Government to the print and electronic media through daily media bulletins.
People are advised to avoid spreading rumors and at the same time ignore them.