J&K District wise COVID 19 Update 22 Sept 2020 1235 new positive cases reported.
1. In Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. 1235 new positive cases have been reported since our last update yesterday, 736 from Jammu Division and 499 from Kashmir Division. Moreover 1619 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals 880 from Jammu Division and 739 from Kashmir Division. Also 18 COVID-19 deaths have been reported 07 from Jammu Division and 11 from Kashmir Division (22 September 2020; upto 5:00 PM).
2. The Central Government is continuously monitoring the evolving situation of Covid-19 in the Union Territory and is providing all the necessary support in effectively containing the spread of Covid-19 & better clinical management of positive cases.
3. A 24×7 Rapid Antigen Testing facility for COVID-19 has been started outside the emergency of GMC Hospital Jammu .The facility will be very useful for the segregation of patients in emergency wing of GMC jammu.
4. A 24×7 COVID Control Room for rcdrcssal of the Grievances related to the COVID-19 positive patients admitted in the Associated Hospitals of Govt. Medical College, Jammu and Govt. Hospital, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu have been setup. Patients or attendants can call on these no.s for assistance 0191- 258 5444 (C ontrol Room). Exchange: 0191-258 2626 / 258 5542 / 258 4290 /258 4291 / 258 4292 / 258 4293/ 258 4294.
5. 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.
6. As a measure for social distancing in public places & workplaces wearing a face cover is compulsory.
7. 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.
8. Unless absolutely necessary don’t step out of home, stay indoors. If you have to move out for unavoidable reasons, follow COVID appropriate behaviour, ensure that you wear a mask and practice social distancing, personal hygiene and frequent hand washing with soap and water.