Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday informed that 564 new COVID cases were reported today, thus taking the total number of infections in JK to 25931.
The erstwhile state also reported fresh 12 COVID- 02 from Jammu and 10 from Kashmir.
Moreover, 604 more COVID patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals- 149 from Jammu and 455 from Kashmir.
According to the daily bulletin, out of 25931 positive cases, 7462 are Active Positive, 17979 have recovered and 490 have died- 37 in Jammu division and 453 in Kashmir.
The bulletin further said that out of 738203 test results available, 712272 samples have been tested as negative till August 11, 2020.
Additionally, till date, 398400 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 40902 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 7462 in isolation and 49355 under home surveillance. Besides, 300191 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin has informed that the best way to protect from COVID is, by maintaining a physical distance of at least 2 meters from others, frequently cleaning hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitiser or washing them with soap and water and following good respiratory etiquette and hygiene.
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