Corona situation worsens as cases mount in J&K, Senior KAS officer, SI among 13 die in J&K, toll 384

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 8/1/2020 12:48:55 AM

64 travellers among 490 new cases, tally 20, 989

JAMMU, July 31: The condition of Jammu and Kashmir is turning worse by the day, as the Coronavirus pandemic situation seems to be going out of control in the both capital cities of the Union Territory.
The fresh cases tally in Jammu and Kashmir which was continuously increasing from the past 10 consecutive days. Hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir already flooded with the infected patients. There is no space for the newly infected patients in Covid-19 designated hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir. J&K has failed to set up make shift hospitals at Jammu and Srinagar to tackle with the volatile situation. No ground work has been done by the govt to face emergency situation, the samples testing machines which have limited capacity to test the patients often complete its quota within two hours because of the heavy in both Jammu and Srinagar Medical colleges.
The deadly COVID-19 on Friday claimed thirteen more lives including a KAS officer and a police Sub-Inspector in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the toll number of deaths in the Union Territory to 384.
Officials told that ten patients who died include a 70-year-old male from Dragmulla Kupwara, a 54-year-old woman from Pampore Pulwama, a 52-year-old Police Sub-Inspector from Khanda Budgam, a 62-year-old man from Qamarwari Srinagar, a 75-year-old man from Panzinara Srinagar, a 57-year-old woman from Rainawari Srinagar, a 56-year-old man from Shakti Nagar Jammu, a 75-year-old man from ArigamTral, a 55-year-old woman from Fatah Kadal Srinagar and a senior Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) officer.
A senior official from JVC Bemina said that the senior KAS officer who was admitted in the hospital few days before also lost battle on Friday.
He said that he was admitted on 14 July and died due to cardiopulmonary arrest. “He was suffering from diabetes and other ailments,” he said.
TasaduqJeelani was presently posted as Special Secretary Social Welfare department.
An official from SKIMS Soura said that a 62-year-old man from Qamarwari Srinagar who was admitted on 19 July died on Friday.
He added that a 75-year-old man from Panzinara Srinagar who was admitted on 18 July also died today.
He further added that a 57-year-old man from Rainawari, Srinagar who was admitted on 26 July also died on Friday.
An official from SMHS said that a 70-year-old man from Dragmulla Kupwara who was admitted with bilateral Pneumonia and was tested positive after death.
He said that a 55-year-old woman from Fatah Kadal Srinagar who was admitted few days before with multiple ailments died on Friday.
An official from JVC Bemina said that a 54-year-old woman from Pampore Pulwama who was admitted on 28 July died at mid-night.
He further added that a 75-year-old man from fromArigamTral who was admitted on 22 July died on Friday.
An official from CD hospital said that a 52-year-old Police Sub-Inspector from Khanda Budgam, posted in Police Station Awantipora who was admitted on 30 July died on Friday at 3:55 am.
“He was having complaints of breathlessness, fever and respiratory distress and was referred from DH Pulwama on Thursday,” he said.
An official from GMC Jammu told that a 56-year-old man from Shakti Nagar Jammu who was admitted with respiratory distress a week ago died on Thursday and was tested positive for COVID-19 after death.
With ten more deaths, the death toll in J&K has reached to 378 including 351 from Kashmir division and 27 from Jammu division.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir on Friday reported 499 novel coronavirus cases including 64 travellers, taking the overall to 20989 in J&K. Among them, 143 were reported from Jammu and 297 from Kashmir.
Giving district wise details, official sources told GNS that Srinagar reported 128 cases, Baramulla 24,
Kulgam 11, Shopian 8, Anantnag 21, Kupwara 9, Pulwama 85, Budgam 29, Bandipora 22, Ganderbal 10, Jammu 43, Kathua 11, Rajouri 24, Udhampur 24, Ramban 1, Samba 18, Poonch 1, Kishtwar 1, Doda 0 and Reasi 20.
In Kashmir, Srinagar tops the list with 4786 cases followed by Baramulla with 1901, Kulgam 1504, Shopian 1430, Anantnag 1299, Pulwama 1480, Kupwara 1094, Budgam 1277, Bandipora 733, and Ganderbal 411.
In Jammu division, Jammu district has 1070 cases, Rajouri 670, Ramban 535, Kathua 522, Udhampur 460, Samba 425, Doda 269, Poonch210 ,Reasi 146and Kishtwar 137. With the new cases, the tally overall has risen to 20359—15915 in Kashmir and 4444 in Jammu.
Meanwhile, 375 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals 78 from Jammu and 297 from Kashmir Division.
The Government on Friday informed that 490 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 143 from Jammu division and 347 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 20359. Also 12 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 02 from Jammu division and 10 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 375 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 78 from Jammu Division and 297 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 20359 positive cases, 7765 are Active Positive, 12217 have recovered and 377 have died; 28 in Jammu division and 349 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 637515 test results available, 617156 samples have been tested as negative till July 31, 2020.
Additionally, till date 368806 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 46478 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 6 in Hospital Quarantine, 7765 in hospital isolation and 40732 under home surveillance. Besides, 273448 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Bandipora has 733 positive cases (including 22 cases reported today) with 256 Active Positive, 464 recovered (including 12 cases recovered today) and 13 deaths; Srinagar has 4786 positive cases (including 128 cases reported today) with 2711 Active Positive, 1955 recovered (including 68 cases recovered today), 120 deaths; Anantnag district has 1299 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today) with 256 Active Positive, 1019 recovered (including 25 cases recovered today), 24 deaths; Baramulla has 1901 positive cases (including 24 cases reported today) with 514 Active Positive, 1319 recovered (including 10 cases recovered today), 68 deaths; Shopian has 1430 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 209 Active Positive, 1198 recovered (including 67 cases recovered today) and 23 deaths; Kupwara has 1094 positive cases (including 09 cases reported today) with 237 Active Positive, 837 recovered (including 46 cases recovered today) and 20 deaths; Budgam has 1277 positive cases (including 29 cases reported today) with 533 Active Positive and 717 recovered cases (including 17 cases recovered today) and 27 deaths; Ganderbal has 411 positive cases (including 10 cases reported today) with 134 active positive cases and 271 recoveries (including 11 cases recovered today) and 06 deaths; Kulgam has 1504 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 276 Active Positive and 1200 recoveries (including 32 cases recovered today) and 28 deaths and Pulwama reported 1480 positive cases (including 85 cases reported today) with 726 active positive cases and 734 recovered (including 09 cases recovered today) and 20 deaths.
Similarly, Jammu has 1070 positive cases (including 43 cases reported today) with 477 active positive cases and 574 recoveries (including 29 cases recovered today) and 19 deaths; Udhampur has 460 positive cases (including 24 cases reported today) with 124 active positive cases, 335 recovered (including 07 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Samba has 425 positive cases (including 18 cases reported today) with 172 Active Positive and 252 recoveries (including 09 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Rajouri has 670 positive cases (including 24 cases reported today) with 418 active positive cases and 250 recovered (including 04 cases recovered today) and 02 deaths; Kathua has 522 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 178 Active positive and 343 recovered (including 13 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Kishtwar has 137 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 82 active positive cases and 55 recovered (including 01 recovery today); Ramban has 535 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 179 active positive and 355 recoveries (including 15 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Reasi has 146 positive cases (including 20 case reported today) with 88 active positive and 58 recovered; Poonch has 210 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 67 active positive and 142 recoveries and 01 death while Doda has 269 positive cases with 128 active positive cases and 139 recoveries and 02 deaths.
According to the bulletin, of the total 20359 positive cases in J&K 4337 have been reported as travelers while 16022 as others.

 

Video

Indian History... Read More
 

FACEBOOK

 

Daily horoscope

 

Weather