COVID-19 tally mounts to 879 in J&K U; Advisory cautions drinking methanol, ethanol or bleach
Jammu & Kashmir

COVID-19 tally mounts to 879 in J&K U; Advisory cautions drinking methanol, ethanol or bleach

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Jammu, May 11 : Jammu and Kashmir Government on Monday informed that 18 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), (six from Jammu division and 12 from Kashmir division), have been reported thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 879. Also, one COVID-19 positive patient died at C D Hospital, Srinagar. According to the daily media bulletin, out of 879 positive cases, 442 are active positive, 427 have recovered and 10 have died. Moreover, 44 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals of Kashmir Division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 51,334 test results available, 50455 samples have tested as negative till May 11, 2020. Furthermore, till datebeen, 95,419 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 22,708 persons in-home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 190 in Hospital Quarantine, 442 in hospital isolation and 10188 under home surveillance. Besides, 61,881 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Bandipora has 134 positive cases with 26 Active Positive, 107 recovered (including 32 recoveries today), 01 death; Srinagar has 136 positive cases with 56 Active Positive, 76 recovered, 04 deaths; Anantnag district has 123 positive cases with 110 Active Positive, 12 recovered (including 09 recoveries today), 01 death; Baramulla has 109 positive cases (including 01 reported today) with 61 Active Positive, 45 recovered, 03 deaths; Shopian has 103 positive cases with 52 Active Positive, 51 recovered; Kupwara has 73 positive cases with 30 Active Positive, 43 recovered (including 01 recovery today); Budgam has 46 positive cases with 32 Active Positive and 14 recovered cases (including 01recovery today); Ganderbal has 23 positive cases with 09 Active case and 14 recoveries; Kulgam has 42 positive cases (including 11 cases reported today) with 36 Active Positive and 06 recoveries ((including 01 recovery today); Pulwama reported 13 positive cases with 09 active positive, 04 recovered. Similarly, Jammu has 35 positive cases (including 03 new cases reported today) with 09 active positive cases and 26 recoveries; Udhampur has 22 positive cases with 02 active positive case, 19 recovered and 01 death; Samba has 07 positive cases with 03 Active Positive and 04 recoveries; Rajouri has 04 positive cases and all have recovered; Kathua has 06 positive cases (including 03 reported today) with 05 Active positive and 01 recovered; Kishtwar had only 01 positive case who has recovered while Ramban and Reasi have 01 active positive case each. The Bulletin said that the breakup represents districts from which the patients have been traced or are ordinarily residing. (UNI)