Jammu and Kashmir records 493 new COVID-19 cases with 16 deaths in last 24 hours

Jammu and Kashmir records 493 new COVID-19 cases with 16 deaths in last 24 hours

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday (July 16) recorded 493 recent COVID-19 circumstances with 16 deaths within the final 24 hours, taking the variety of coronavirus circumstances to 11666 with 211 fatalities in J&Ok. The recent circumstances additionally embrace 40 prisoners, eight docs, moreover 18 policemen.  

Srinagar witnessed the very best variety of cases- 153, adopted by Baramulla 44, Kulgam 47, Shopian 3, Anantnag 72, Kupwara 10, Pulwama 41, Budgam 42, Bandipora 18, Ganderbal 6, Jammu 15, Udhampur 1, Ramban 6, Rajouri 3, Samba 24, Poonch 1, Doda four and Kishtwar 3.

Kashmir is badly hit by the COVID-19 an infection and the fatality charge is witnessing a pointy rise, in response to Health officers mentioned.  

110 COVID deaths have been recorded on this month solely, taking the entire demise toll to 211. Till June 30, 101 sufferers died of the lethal coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir. Of these 110 deaths, 104 are from Kashmir whereas 6 sufferers belonged to the Jammu area.

The variety of COVID positive circumstances are additionally growing in Jammu and Kashmir, principally in Kashmir. For the final 5 days, the positive circumstances in Kashmir are above 150-200. 

As the state of affairs in Kashmir is getting worst, the administration is compelled to reimpose the lockdown once more in Srinagar and lots of different elements of the valley. Srinagar, the worst-hit district the place day by day greater than 100 persons are examined positive, is put below strict restrictions. 

Doctors advised Zee Media, “rising number of fatalities due to coronavirus and a sharp rise in positive cases is a matter of serious concern.”

The administration had appealed folks to comply with the SOPs strictly and each particular person should put on masks. At many locations, the district and police officers are seen with masks and one who discovered with no masks is obtainable a masks. 

An official mentioned that they’re doing their greatest to coach folks however in the end it will depend upon a person to take care to save lots of himself in addition to others.