Srinagar, Aug 14: 60 travelers were among 540 new Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 27489.
Among them, 119 were from Jammu division and 421 from Kashmir Valley. Also, 640 more patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals—204 from Jammu division and 436 from the Valley.
Giving district-wise breakup of the cases, officials that Srinagar reported 108, Baramulla 47, Pulwama 31, Kulgam 12, Shopian 8, Anantnag 31, Budgam 37, Kupwara 65, Bandipora 50, Ganderbal 32, Jammu 67, Rajouri 4, Ramban 4, Kathua 9, Udhampur 8, Samba 5, Doda 4, Poonch 6, Reasi 8 and
In Kashmir, Srinagar continues to top the list with 6680 cases followed by Baramulla with 2351, Pulwama 2016, Budgam 1714, Kulgam 1688, Shopian 1553, Anantnag 1709, Kupwara 1459, Bandipora 1301 and Ganderbal 849.
In Jammu division, Jammu district has 1843 cases, Rajouri 778, Ramban 623, Kathua 645, Udhampur 642, Samba 546, Doda 331, Poonch 316, Reasi 265 and Kishtwar 180. Government Request
People are informed that the best way to protect themselves from COVID-19 is by maintaining physical distance of at least 2 metre from others, frequently cleaning hands with an alcohol based hand sanitizer or washing them with soap & water and following good respiratory etiquettes & hygiene.
3. As a measure for social distancing in public places & workplaces wearing a face cover is compulsory.
4. Early detection of COVID-19 can prevent the spread of disease, let us be responsible for the well-being of ourselves and everyone around us. Not disclosing symptoms could put life of individuals and their families at risk. In case of symptoms like fever, cough and difficulty in breathing report early. Do
not fear, call COVID-19 helpline No.s and seek medical advice.
5. Unless absolutely necessary don’t step out of home, stay indoors. If you have to move out for unavoidable reasons, ensure that you wear a mask and practice social distancing, personal hygiene and frequent hand washing with soap and water.
6. In case of any emergency people can avail free ambulance services 24×7 at their door steps by calling on toll free No. 108. Pregnant women and sick infants can avail free ambulance services by dialing toll free No. 102.