Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir continued to show a spike in COVID-19 cases as 149 fresh cases were reported on Thrusday , taking caseload tally to 5555 in the Union Territory.
Thursday’s cases include a doctor, four policemen and a lab technician.
Budgam reported highest number of cases 25, followed by Pulwama 21, and Baramulla 20.
Udhampur reported 16, Kathua 12, 11 each cases from Jammu and Srinagar , Shopian (10), Samba (7), Anantnag (4), three each in Kulgam and Bandipora, Kupwara (2) and one each in Ganderbal and Reasi, officials said.
Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer Coronavirus Control Measures at SKIMS told GNS that out of the total processed at the viral diagnostic lab today, 40 returned positive for the virus.
Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, told GNS among them nine are from Shopian, eight from Pulwama, seven from Srinagar, four each from Anantnag and Baramulla, three from Bandipora, two from Kulgam and one each from Ganderbal, Budgam and Kupwara.
Dr Riyaz Untoo, Principal SKIMS Bemina, told GNS that out of 538 samples processed at the hospital’s lab, 24 tested positive for COVID-19, all from Budgam.
Regarding cases reported from SKIMS Soura hospital lab, they said, two were from Kulgam: a female (75) from Dumhal and a Male ( 48) from Laktipora; four cases from Anantnag: 01 female (20) from Sandoo , 01 Male (35) from KP road Mattan , 01 female (40) from Pashward Batkkot and 01 Male (20) from kathpopra.
Nine cases from Shopian include a female (40) from Arhama , Male (60) from Sedow , female (20) from Pargochi , female (30) from imamsahib , 02 Male (47, 23) from P.S Keegam Shopian, , Male (33) from DPL Shopian, 01 Male (22) from Ferripora Shopian and 01 female (35) from Shopian
Eight cases from Pulwama include a Male (38) from Sadipora, 02 Males (45, 38) from Lassipora , female (36) from Bagh , Male (40) from PS Awantipora Pulwama, Male (27) from Beighpora Pulwama, Male (47) from DPL and Male (45) from Awantipora while one case from Budgam includes a female (26) Safapora Budgam. Three cases were reported from Bandipora: Male (32), female (32) from Rakhi Daslipora and Male (30) from Ward 5 Bandipora while one case from Ganderbal is female (31) from Nagbal Ganderbal
The cases Srinagar were from Srinagar and include 02 female (32, 37), 01 male (35) from Mujgund, 02 Male (52, 52) from Nowshehra Srinagar and 01 Male (40) from Pandach while cases from Baramulla
Include Male (25) from Kachmitipora , Male (35) from Dhobiwan Baramulla, Male (25) from Nehalpora Baramulla and Male (80) from Sopore Baramulla.