JK reports 308 fresh Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 308 fresh covid-19 cases while six more people succumbed to the virus during the last 24 hours, officials said on Tuesday.
They said 99 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu Division and 209 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total count to 315298.
Regarding deaths, the officials said that four were reported from Kashmir Valley and two from Jammu Division, taking the fatality count 4316.
Providing the district-wide details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 84 cases, Baramulla 29, Budgam 18, Pulwama 5, Kupwara 21, Anantnag 16, Bandipora 13, Ganderbal 12, Kulgam 9, Shopian 2, Jammu 12, Udhampur 16, Rajouri 8, Doda 22, Kathua 0, Samba 1, Kishtwar 20, Poonch 10, Ramban 9 and Reasi 1.
Moreover, they said, 493 more COVID-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours—149 from Jammu Division and 344 from Kashmir. So far 306177 patients have recovered, leaving active cases at 4805—1968 in Jammu and 2837 in Kashmir.
There was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today and thus the cumulative number of confirmed cases remained to be 29 in J&K.
Meanwhile, the number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir is rapidly showing a decreasing trend with each passing day as active cases which were over 50,000 in peak second wave are now below 5,000.
Moreover, J&K which was facing a shortage of oxygen beds now has over 5,000 vacant beds.
As per the details available out of 2,485 Covid dedicated beds including 2,081 isolation beds and 404 ICU beds, 1,986 isolation beds and 376 ICU beds are vacant in the Jammu division.
Data also reveals that just 123 Covid positive patients are admitted in the division, among them, 95 patients are on isolation beds and 28 patients are on ICU beds.
Data also reveals that out of 3,353 Covid designated beds which includes 3,074 isolation beds and 279 ICU beds in Kashmir valley, 2783 isolation beds and 220 ICU beds are vacant in the division.
There are 350 patients admitted in the division, among them 291 are on isolation beds while 59 are on ICU beds
In aggregate form, out of 5,838 Covid dedicated beds in the UT, which includes 5,155 isolation beds and 683 ICU beds, 4,769 isolation beds and 596 ICU beds are vacant.
473 patients in total admitted to the UT, among them 386 are on isolation beds and 87 are on ICU beds. (with inputs from KNO)