245 Covid Cases in J&K, Lowest In 41 Days

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Srinagar- The daily Coronavirus cases showed a significant decline in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as 245 more people tested positive for virus, the lowest single day count in the last 41days, while no fresh fatality due to the deadly infection was reported during the last 24 hours.

According to the officials, Kashmir Valley reported 85 fresh cases of novel Coronavirus on Monday while 160 were registered from various districts of Jammu division, taking the number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic in J&K to 451016.

In the Valley, officials said, Srinagar reported the highest 32 new cases of Coronavirus, Kupwara 16, Budgam 12, Baramulla 10, Kulgam 5, Bandipora 4 and two new cases each from Pulwama, Anantnag and Shopian. No cases were reported from Ganderbal district.

In the winter capital, officials said, Doda district registered a maximum of 65 new cases of virus, Jammu 38, Ramban 27, Reasi 14, Rajouri 8, Udhampur 4, Kathua 2 and one new case each in Kishtwar and Poonch. Samba reported no new cases of Covid-19.

“Moreover, 808 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 339 from Jammu Division and 469 from Kashmir Division,” they said.

Also, the officials said that the death toll due to the pandemic remained 4745 in J&K as no fresh fatality was reported in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

The officials further said that no new cases of Mucormycosis were reported today, thus the total number of confirmed casesremains51 across J&K.

SKIMS Bemina To Resume Normal Activities

The administration of the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Bemina on Monday announced to resume normal activities from February 16.

“Pursuant to the communication issued by the Government vide No: HD/Plan/30/2022-02 dated: 14.02.2022, SKIMS Medical College Hospital, Bernina has been de-notified as COVID-19 dedicated Hospital,” reads a communication by the Principal of the College, Prof. Irfan Robbani.

“Accordingly, it is hereby ordered that SKIMS Medical College-Hospital, Bemina shall resume normal activities with effect from Wednesday (16th February 2022),” the order reads.
It further adds that the Medical Superintendent and the HODs of Clinical Departments shall ensure that normal Hospital service systems are put back in place, prior to resumption of routine activities from the aforementioned date, in the best interests of patient care.”

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