47 travellers among 1,141 COVID cases reported in 24 hours, tally reaches 72,190 in JK

FPK photo/ Qayoom Khan

Srinagar: In the last 24 hours, Jammu and Kashmir have reported 1,141 fresh novel coronavirus cases, taking the total count to 72,190, officials said on Sunday.

Among the fresh cases including 47 travellers, 689 were from Jammu and 452 from Kashmir division. Since September 3, the Jammu and Kashmir have consistently recorded over a thousand cases every day.

Giving district-wise break of the cases, officials said that Srinagar reported 181, Budgam 61, Baramulla 34, Pulwama 35, Anantnag 30, Bandipora 33, Kupwara 45, Ganderbal 12, Kulgam 8, Shopian 13, Jammu 324, Rajouri 49, Udhampur 36, Kathua 51, Doda 41, Samba 38, Poonch 46, Ramban 21, Reasi 39 and Kishtwar 44.

Moreover, they said, 1365 more COVID patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 797 from Jammu and 568 from Kashmir division.

On Sunday, the Jammu and Kashmir administration said that it evacuated about 5,08,808 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.

As per the official data received in this regard, the administration has received 155 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,40,292 passengers while about 3,68,516 persons from other states and UTs including 934 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.

As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 4845 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 26 to September 27 mornings while 134 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 124,596 stranded passengers belonging to different districts so far while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far. Today no train arrived at Jammu.

Meanwhile, JK reported five more COVID related deaths in last 24-hours, taking the fatality count to 1,133. Among the victims, official sources said that three were residents of Jammu and two from Kashmir valley.


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