141 new COVID-19 cases, 1 virus-related death reported in J&K

SRINAGAR, DEC 24: The Government today informed that 141 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 23 from Jammu division and 118 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 340434. Also, 01 COVID death has been reported from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 142 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 29from Jammu Division and 113 from Kashmir Division.
The Bulletin informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 50 across J&K..
On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 72,949doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to1,79,23,282.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 340434 positive cases, 1317are Active Positive (338 in Jammu Division and 979in Kashmir Division), 334598 have recovered and 4519 have died; 2196 in Jammu division and 2323in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 18918623 test results available, 340434 samples have tested positive and 18578189 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 59,447 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.
Till date 5076050 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 8100persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1317 in isolation and 432387 in home surveillance. Besides, 4629727 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 58 cases, Baramulla reported 07 cases, Budgam reported 08 cases, Pulwama reported 06cases, Kupwara reported 10cases, Anantnag reported 09 cases, Bandipora reported 08 cases, Ganderbal reported 10 cases while as Kulgam and Shopian reported 01 fresh case each for today.
Similarly, Jammu reported 14cases, Udhampur reported no case, Rajouri reported 01case, Doda reported 05 cases, Kathua reported 01case, Samba reported no case, Poonch reported 01case, Ramban reported 01 case while as Kishtwar and Reasi reported no fresh cases for today.
The bulletin further informs the general public that they can contact helpline numbers 0191-2520982/2674444/2674115/2674908/2549676 in Jammu Division and 0194-2440283/2430581/2452052/2457313/2457312 in Kashmir Division for any kind of guidance and assistance.
In case of emergency, people can avail free ambulance services 24×7 by calling toll free number 108 while as pregnant women and sick infants can avail free services by dialling toll free number 102, the bulletin reads.
It also informs that the public can reach national helpline by dialling 1075.
Further the bulletin also informs the public that for any kind of COVID-19 query, logon to www.covidrelief.jk.gov.in
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