577 new COVID cases reported in 24 hours take JK’s COVID tally to 91,329

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday informed that 577 new COVID cases- 213 from Jammu division and 364 from Kashmir-, have been reported thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 91329.

The erstwhile state also reported six COVID related deaths- 3 from Jammu division and 03 from Kashmir in the last 24 hours.

Moreover, 733 more COVID patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 344 from Jammu and 389 from Kashmir.

According to the daily bulletin, out of 91,329 positive cases, 7680 are Active Positive, 82219 have recovered and 1430 have died; 475 in Jammu division and 955 in Kashmir division.

The bulletin further said that out of 21,53,529 test results available, 2062200 samples have been tested as negative till October 24, 2020.

Till date, 640901 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 19168 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 7680 in isolation and 48936 in home surveillance. Besides, 563687 persons have completed their surveillance period.

The JK administration also said that it evacuated about 6,96,119 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 Jammu and Kashmir 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 5,55,827 persons from other states and UTs including 937 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.

As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 12231 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from October 23 to October 24 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. Also, no train arrived at Jammu today.


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