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JK reports 131 fresh positive cases, 469103 recovered

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SRINAGAR, AUGUST 22:The  Government today informed that 131fresh  positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19)have been reported today; 14 from Jammu division and 117 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 476175.

Moreover, 435 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 51fromJammu division and 384from Kashmir division.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 476175positive cases, 2293are Active Positive (411in Jammu Division and 1882in Kashmir Division), 469103have recovered and 4779have died; 2347 in Jammu division and 2432in Kashmir division.

The Bulletin also informs that 31,028 doses of COVID Vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours across Jammu and Kashmir bringing the cumulative number of doses administered to 2,41,07,155 till date.

The Bulletin further said that out of 26374108 test results available, 476175samples have tested positive and 25897933 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 7,934COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.

Till date 6699097 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 153persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2293in isolation and 359in home surveillance. Besides, 6691513 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases for today, the Bulletin informs that in Kashmir division, Srinagar reported 24 cases, Baramulla reported 37 cases, Budgam 12 cases, Pulwama reported 03cases, Kupwara reported17 cases, Anantnag reported04 cases, Bandipora reported 04 cases, Ganderbal reported 15 cases, Kulgam reported 01casewhile as Shopian reported no fresh cases for today.

Similarly in Jammu division, Jammu reported 07 cases, Udhampur 00, Rajouri 00, Doda 01, Kathua 01, Samba 00, Kishtwar 05, Poonch 00, Ramban 00 and Reasi also reported no fresh case for today.

The bulletin informs that in case of any help, the general public can call J&K UT Centralised Health Helpline- Toll Free No. 104.In case of emergency, people can avail free ambulance services 24×7 by calling toll free number 108 while as pregnant women and sick infants can avail free services by dialling toll free number 102, the bulletin reads.

It also informs that the public can reach national helpline by dialling 1075.

Further the bulletin also informs the public that for any kind of COVID-19 query, logon to

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