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Active cases of Corona Virus reach 55 in JK as six more test positive in Kashmir
78 persons who completed 14 day quarantine discharged
4/1/2020 12:02:05 AM
Jehangir Rashid

Early times Report

SRINAGAR, Mar 31: As six more persons today tested positive for Novel Corona Virus in the Kashmir valley the number of people affected by the virus in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir are 55.
Since two persons have recovered while as others have died the number of active cases in the union territory are 51. While 43 persons have been affected in the Kashmir division, in the Jammu division 12 persons have been affected by the virus. Both the deaths have taken place in the Kashmir division.
In the meantime, 78 persons who were shifted into administrative quarantine upon their return to Srinagar two weeks ago were discharged today after successfully completing their 14-day quarantine period. This was the first batch of people who have been discharged from administrative quarantine.
The spokesman for the Jammu & Kashmir government Rohit Kansal informed through a tweet that six more persons tested for COVID-19 in the Kashmir valley adding that total positive cases have reached 55.
“UPDATE: 6 new positive cases confirmed in Kashmir Division. All contacts of previous positive cases. Meanwhile contact tracing continues in both Jammu and Kashmir Divisions,” wrote Kansal on the Twitter.
The government through the media bulletin informed that six new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), all from Kashmir division and contacts of previous positive cases, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 55.
The media bulletin said that out of 55 positive cases, 51 are active positive, two have recovered and two have died. Regarding the location of positive cases, 43 are from Kashmir division and 12 from Jammu Division. Till date 15001 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been put under surveillance.
9895 persons are in home quarantine including in facilities operated by government, 350 persons in Hospital Quarantine, 51 in hospital isolation and 3334 under home surveillance. 1371 persons have completed their 28 days surveillance period. The bulletin said that till date 861 samples have been sent for testing of which 804 have tested as negative, 55 positive and 02 reports are awaited till March 31, 2020.
Meanwhile, the persons who completed their 14 day quarantine had returned from Leh and were the first of those returning from outside who were put under administrative quarantine in different well-equipped hotels and government accommodations in the district.
These persons some of whom belonged to Srinagar while others to different districts of Kashmir were sent home entrusted to their district headquarters in SRTC busses the Srinagar administration had arranged for their convenience.
While another group of over 220 persons will complete their quarantine and be released tomorrow all the overseas-return persons in administrative quarantine in the district will complete their quarantine period by the end of this week and will be sent home as they complete it.
An official spokesman said that shifting of overseas-return persons into quarantine facilities was part of Srinagar administration’s elaborate preventive measures put in place to contain spread of the Corona Virus infection after the first positive case was reported in the district.
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