Srinagar, June 12: (GNS) Eighty travelers were among 156 cases of covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, taking the overall tally in the J&K to 4730—1097 in Jammu and 3633 in Valley.Sources said with the fresh cases, Baramulla and Srinagar have crossed 500-mark. Earlier Kulgam district crossed the mark and have 570 cases presently.
The cases include Shopian (38) followed by Kathua (26), Ramban (21), Samba (14), Poonch (12), Jammu (8), Baramulla (7), Budgam (6), Kupwara (5), Srinagar (5), Pulwama (4), Doda (3), Kulgam (2), Anantnag (1), Rajouri (2), Reasi (1) and Kishtwar (1).
Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer Coronavirus Control Measures at SKIMS, told GNS that out of the samples processed at the viral diagnostic lab today, 56 returned positive for the virus.
Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, told GNS that among them, 22 are from Shopian, ten from Baramulla, six from Srinagar, five each from Kulgam and Kupwara, two each from Bandipora and Anantnag besides one from Pulwama.
The cases from Srinagar include a female (22) from Nowshera, one male (52) from Shivpora Batwara and Soura (28)The cases from Baramulla include one female (65) from Kreeri, one male (26) from Taripora , one male (30) from Sopore, one male (48) from Watergam Rafiabad , one male (49) from Gulistan Bala, one female (16) from Khawajabagh, one female (30) from Khanpora Baramulla.
The Anantnag cases include one female from Nowshera Khirram and one Male Muripora Anantnag. The cases include all females from Check Wattoo Kulgam, D K Marg, Y K Pora and two from Batengoo.
One case from Pulwama include male (30) while Shopain cases include three from Reshipora Shopain, all males (aged 70, 24 & 14), two from Saidpora—one male (40) and another female (30)—one female (60) Ramnagri, one male (30) from Vehil Shopian, one male (37) from Zainapora, one male (45) from check Kachdoora, one male (26) from Kachdoora, three males (aged 45, 52 & 34) from Kaprin, one male (50) from Bonabazar, one male (45) from Shamshipora, one male (30) from DPL Shopian, one female (50) from Gadipora Shopian, one female (47) from Pinjoora, one female (33) from K-Ullar, one male (27) from HP Batgund, one male (30) from Mohanpora and one female (29) from Mohanpora Shopian.
The two cases from Bandipora include a female (53) and one male (33) from Bughlender.
Five cases from Kupwara include three females—one (33) from Armpora, one (24) from Babgund and one Gugloosa (50) and two males—aged 37 and 28— from Kanwari and Babgund respectively.
Dr Riyaz Untoo, Principal SKIMS Bemina, told GNS that out of the samples processed, 35 tested positive—29 from Shopian and six from Budgam. At CD hospital lab, ten cases were confirmed and include nine males one (50) from Pattan, Baramulla (38), two (aged 38 and 33) from Chatabal Srinagar, two others whose age and address has not been mentioned and one (56) from Safakadal, two (aged 34 & 4) from Rahmoo Pulwama besides 42-year-old female from Sonasamil Pulwama. However, sources said among all the cases, some tests were those of persons who had tested positive earlier. (GNS)