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COVID-19: J&K reaches 523 as new 27 reported positive

Kamran Ashraf Bhat

Srinagar: As Goverment of Jammu and Kashmir claims to initiate more advanced aggressive testing , number Of postive cases from last two days has taken toll to 523 mark .

Goverment Spokesperson ,Rohit Kansul on Sunday 26,April confrimed new 27 cases of Postive COVID 19 . Among new cases is Pregnant lady , health worker and a Minor girl .
“Total cases now 523. But don’t let this number daunt you. This includes 137 recoveries too. Total Active positive cases are 380. We will keep doing aggressive testing and strict containment. And you have to support by #Stayingathome,” tweeted Rohit .

The daily information bulletin released from all districts ,categorised 27 new cases from Kashmir and Zero cases from Jammu

Pregnent lady who is tested postive among new cases was exposed to the virus , carried by her neighbour.

Officail sources of Medical department told Inside Kashmir that ,16 were tested positive at SKIMS lab and 11 at CD hospital on Sunday.

According to graphical representation of Coronavirus cases by Goverment of India , J&K has reported six deaths so far, five from Kashmir and one from Jammu. Among 27 cases reported on Sunday, 9 are from south Kashmir’s Anantnag district followed by Bandipora with eight new cases, Baramulla seven, Srinagar two and Kupwara one.

The total number of positive cases in J&K are 523 of which 380 are active cases. 137 people have recovered and six people have died so far.

Kashmir Region bulletin

Bandipora is topping the list of positive cases in Kashmir with 124 cases, “Srinagar has 85, Shopian 63,  Bramulla 62, Anantnag 48,  Kupwara 47, Ganderbal 14, Budgam 14, Kulgam 6,  and Pulwama 3.”

Jammu Region bulletin

Jammu has 26 cases,  Udhampur 20,  Samba 4, Rajouri 4, Kathaua 1, Kishtwar 1 and Ramban 1.

The officail information document on COVID tracking states that 66977 people have been enlisted for observation while as 6232 have been kept under home quarantine.380 people are in hospital isolation and 258 are under hospital quarantine. Surveillance of 49338 people have been completed. 10763 persons are under home surveillance.