Covid-19

551 COVID cases reported in 24 hours take JK’s COVID tally to 93,764

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday informed that 551 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus were reported thus taking the total number of positive cases to 93,764.

The erstwhile state also reported 11 COVID; 04 from Jammu division and 07 from Kashmir.

Moreover, 588 more COVID patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 264 from Jammu and 324 from Kashmir.

According to the daily bulletin, out of 93764 positive cases, 6928 are Active Positive, 85370 have recovered and 1466 have died; 491 in Jammu division and 975 in Kashmir division.

The bulletin further said that out of 22,61,736 test results available, 21,67,972 samples have been tested as negative till October 29, 2020.

Till date, 65,42,80 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 16,591 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 6,928 in isolation and 45,2,29 in home surveillance. Besides, 58,40,66 persons have completed their surveillance period.

JK administration also said that it evacuated about 7,39,019 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 5,98,727 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 6175 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from October 28 to October 29 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.

 

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