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June 03, 2020 00:00:00 | Mansoor Peer

JK reports 117 fresh cases, tally rises to 2718

13 pregnant women, senior doctor, healthcare worker among 77 fresh cases in Kashmir

Jammu Kashmir reported 117 COVID-19 positive cases on Tuesday including 77 from Kashmir division taking the total number of cases to 2718.
The fresh cases include 36 travellers.
Tuesday’s cases include 15 from Srinagar followed by Pulwama with 14, Jammu 13, Kulgam 11, Kupwara 10, Ramban and Poonch nine each, Budgam eight, Baramulla and Shopian seven each, Bandipora five, Rajouri three, Kathua and Udhampur two each and one each from Samba and Doda.
Of these cases 44 tested positive at the microbiology lab of the Chest Disease (CD) Hospital Srinagar during the past 24 hours which include 14 pregnant women.
Nodal Officer for COVID-19 measures, GMC Srinagar, Dr M Salim Khan said the pregnant women include one from Hamray area of Pattan and two from Tral.
A senior doctor and head of one of the important departments at Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar has also tested positive for COVID-19.
As per the officials, the sample of the leading pulmonologist was taken for testing to the CD Hospital lab Monday afternoon and it returned positive at midnight.
He said the fresh cases also include a 40-year-old male healthcare worker, two from DPL Kupwara including one a Jammu resident and two service providers.
The Viral Diagnostic and Research Lab (VDRL) of SKIMS, Srinagar Tuesday tested 425 samples of which 14 tested positive for coronavirus.
Medical Superintendent SKIMS, Dr Farooq Jan said the cases include 10 from Srinagar, three from Shopian and one each from Pulwama, Kupwara, and Budgam.
“Three cases from Srinagar have travel history to Mumbai and Kolkata. One case from Kupwara is a 12-year-old girl having travel history to Mumbai,” he said.
At the coronavirus testing lab of SKIMS Medical College and Hospital (MCH) Bemina, six persons returned positive on Tuesday.
Officials said the six cases include four from Magam including two women, and one each from Chadoora and Hyderpora.
The government said of the 1,83,067 test results available, 1,80,349 have returned negative and 2718 positive which include 1732 active positive cases while 953 have recovered and been discharged including seven persons discharged during the past 24 hours.
It said, so far, 1,85,119 persons had been put under observation including 43,635 in home quarantine, 1732 in hospital isolation, and 43 in hospital quarantine while 50,220 people are under home surveillance, and 84,456 have completed their surveillance period.
Tuesday’s fresh cases include 36 travellers.
In Kashmir, Anantnag has 349 cases, followed by Kulgam with 311, Srinagar 305, Kupwara 289, Baramulla 245, Shopian 181, Bandipora 151, Budgam 119, Pulwama 92, and Ganderbal 34.
In Jammu division, Jammu district has 157 positive cases followed by Ramban with 153, Kathua 80, Udhampur 69, Poonch 49, Samba 45, Rajouri 36, Doda 27, Reasi 14, and Kishtwar 12.
So far, J&K has recorded 33 deaths to coronavirus of which 29 were reported from Kashmir.



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June 03, 2020 00:00:00 | Mansoor Peer

JK reports 117 fresh cases, tally rises to 2718

13 pregnant women, senior doctor, healthcare worker among 77 fresh cases in Kashmir

              

Jammu Kashmir reported 117 COVID-19 positive cases on Tuesday including 77 from Kashmir division taking the total number of cases to 2718.
The fresh cases include 36 travellers.
Tuesday’s cases include 15 from Srinagar followed by Pulwama with 14, Jammu 13, Kulgam 11, Kupwara 10, Ramban and Poonch nine each, Budgam eight, Baramulla and Shopian seven each, Bandipora five, Rajouri three, Kathua and Udhampur two each and one each from Samba and Doda.
Of these cases 44 tested positive at the microbiology lab of the Chest Disease (CD) Hospital Srinagar during the past 24 hours which include 14 pregnant women.
Nodal Officer for COVID-19 measures, GMC Srinagar, Dr M Salim Khan said the pregnant women include one from Hamray area of Pattan and two from Tral.
A senior doctor and head of one of the important departments at Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar has also tested positive for COVID-19.
As per the officials, the sample of the leading pulmonologist was taken for testing to the CD Hospital lab Monday afternoon and it returned positive at midnight.
He said the fresh cases also include a 40-year-old male healthcare worker, two from DPL Kupwara including one a Jammu resident and two service providers.
The Viral Diagnostic and Research Lab (VDRL) of SKIMS, Srinagar Tuesday tested 425 samples of which 14 tested positive for coronavirus.
Medical Superintendent SKIMS, Dr Farooq Jan said the cases include 10 from Srinagar, three from Shopian and one each from Pulwama, Kupwara, and Budgam.
“Three cases from Srinagar have travel history to Mumbai and Kolkata. One case from Kupwara is a 12-year-old girl having travel history to Mumbai,” he said.
At the coronavirus testing lab of SKIMS Medical College and Hospital (MCH) Bemina, six persons returned positive on Tuesday.
Officials said the six cases include four from Magam including two women, and one each from Chadoora and Hyderpora.
The government said of the 1,83,067 test results available, 1,80,349 have returned negative and 2718 positive which include 1732 active positive cases while 953 have recovered and been discharged including seven persons discharged during the past 24 hours.
It said, so far, 1,85,119 persons had been put under observation including 43,635 in home quarantine, 1732 in hospital isolation, and 43 in hospital quarantine while 50,220 people are under home surveillance, and 84,456 have completed their surveillance period.
Tuesday’s fresh cases include 36 travellers.
In Kashmir, Anantnag has 349 cases, followed by Kulgam with 311, Srinagar 305, Kupwara 289, Baramulla 245, Shopian 181, Bandipora 151, Budgam 119, Pulwama 92, and Ganderbal 34.
In Jammu division, Jammu district has 157 positive cases followed by Ramban with 153, Kathua 80, Udhampur 69, Poonch 49, Samba 45, Rajouri 36, Doda 27, Reasi 14, and Kishtwar 12.
So far, J&K has recorded 33 deaths to coronavirus of which 29 were reported from Kashmir.