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78 fresh cases reported, 326070 recovered so far across J&K

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 20: The Government Bulletin on COVID today informs that 78 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 12 from Jammu division and 66 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 331299. Also, one COVID death has been reported from Kashmir Division.

Moreover, 80 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 10 from Jammu Division and 70 from Kashmir Division.

The Bulletin informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 49 here.

On COVID vaccination, the Bulletin informs that 84,801 doses of COVID vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours across the UT bringing the cumulative number of doses administered here to 13,950,126.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 331299 positive cases, 800 are Active Positive (127 in Jammu Division and 673 in Kashmir Division), 326070 have recovered and 4429 have died; 2175 in Jammu division and 2254 in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin further said that out of 15789527 test results available, 331299 samples have tested positive and 15458228 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 36,807 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.

Till date 3687789 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 7611 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 800 in isolation and 453720 in home surveillance. Besides, 3221229 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 48 cases, Baramulla reported 05 cases, Budgam reported 09 cases, Kupwara reported 01 case, Anantnag reported 01 case, Bandipora reported 01 case, Ganderbal reported 01 case while Pulwama, Kulgam and Shopian reported no fresh cases for today.

Similarly, Jammu reported 08 cases, Doda reported 02 cases, Kathua reported one case, Reasi reported one case while Udhampur, Rajouri, Samba, Kishtwar, Poonch and Ramban 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 dialing toll free number 102, the bulletin reads.

It also informs that the public can reach national helpline by dialing 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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