Six fatalities take toll to 101
STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: The COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday swelled to 7,497 with the detection of 260 new positive cases, 32 from Jammu division and 228 from Kashmir division. The Union Territory also reported six virus deaths, five from Kashmir Division and one from Jammu Division taking the total number of fatalities to 101. According to the daily Media Bulletin, out of 7497 positive cases, 2674 are Active Positive, 4722 have recovered and 101 have died; 12 in Jammu division and 89 in Kashmir division.
PEPSI employee turns COVID positive; others quarantined JAMMU: The employees of PEPSI were quarantined inside the factory after one of them was found corona positive. Details revealed that an employee of PEPSI factory situated at Bari Brahmana was tested corona positive after which administration put all the employees under quarantine in the factory however, women employees were put under home quarantine. No one was allowed to go out while nobody was allowed to enter inside the factory by the administration. Tests of over dozens of employees were conducted and some of the employees were sent to paid quarantine on demand. Sources informed that some trucks loaded with cold drinks had left the factory for supply but it was not confirmed yet that when the supplied cold drinks were packed and who among the employees dealt with the supplied lot of cold drinks before the same being loaded in trucks.
The Bulletin further said that out of 365058 test results available, 357561 samples have been tested as negative till June 30, 2020. Additionally, till date 281581 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 39866 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 36 in Hospital Quarantine, 2674 in hospital isolation and 46912 under home surveillance. Besides, 191992 persons have completed their surveillance period. Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Bandipora has 294 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today) with 35 Active Positive, 258 recovered (including 03 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Srinagar has 938 positive cases (including 46 cases reported today) with 594 Active Positive, 320 recovered (including 55 cases recovered today), 24 deaths; Anantnag district has 666 positive cases (including 17 cases reported today), with 111 Active Positive, 548 recovered (including 05 cases recovered today), 07 deaths; Baramulla has 860 positive cases (including 44 cases reported today) with 463 Active Positive, 381 recovered, 16 deaths; Shopian has 768 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today) with 200 Active Positive, 556 recovered (including 11 cases recovered today) and 12 deaths; Kupwara has 537 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 124 Active Positive, 408 recovered (including 17 cases recovered today) and 05 deaths; Budgam has 416 positive cases (including 19 cases reported today) with 186 Active Positive and 223 recovered cases (including 07 cases recovered today) and 07 deaths; Ganderbal has 92 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 30 active positive cases and 62 recoveries; Kulgam has 831 positive cases (including 64 cases reported today), with 234 Active Positive and 584 recoveries and 13 deaths and Pulwama reported 484 positive cases (including 14 cases reported today) with 256 active positive cases and 224 recovered (including 17 cases recovered today) and 04 deaths. Similarly, Jammu has 348 positive cases (including 12 cases reported today) with 61 active positive cases and 280 recoveries (including 02 cases recovered today) and 07 deaths; Udhampur has 279 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today) with 106 active positive cases, 172 recovered and 01 death; Samba has 145 positive cases (including 01 case reported today) with 49 Active Positive and 96 recoveries (including 10 cases recovered today); Rajouri has 113 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 52 active positive cases and 60 recovered and 01 death; Kathua has 232 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 71 Active positive and 160 recovered (including 04 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Kishtwar has 27 positive cases with 06 active positive cases and 21 recovered (including 01 case recovered today); Ramban has 222 positive cases (including 05 cases reported today) with 39 active positive and 183 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today); Reasi has 45 positive cases with 19 active positive and 26 recovered; Poonch has 123 positive cases with 20 active positive and 102 recoveries (including 03 cases recovered today) and 01 death while Doda has 77 positive cases with 18 active positive cases and 58 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today) and 01 death.
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