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Lots of showrooms, J&K Bank, JU infected

2 in 4 women die, 6 new containment zones

Excelsior correspondent
JAMMU, January 6: Two people, including a woman, died from COVID-19 while 202 tested positive in the Jammu area today, including a senior IAS officer, an IPS officer, an engineer in chief, 16 from Sarwal Hospital and many others from private showrooms and branches of Bank Jammu and Kashmir.
The Kashmir Division reported one death and 147 cases while the Union Territory of Ladakh recorded one death and 28 positive.
As the number of cases increased, Jammu District Magistrate Anshul Garg declared six localities as micro-containment zones.

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A 45-year-old woman from Bhatindi on the outskirts of Jammu city, who was unvaccinated and comorbid, died of COVID-19 at Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu today as a 45-year-old man originally from Palma village in Manjakote region of Rajouri district died of comorbidities and pathogens at ASCOMS hospital in Sidhra.
Two deaths brought the COVID toll in the Jammu region to 2,201, including 1,158 in Jammu district, 240 in Rajouri, 153 Kathua, 139 Udhampur, 137 Doda, 120 Samba, 100 Poonch, 67 Ramban, 44 Kishtwar and 43 in the Reasi district.
A senior IAS officer, who is on delegation to Jammu and Kashmir, an IPS officer at the rank of additional director general of police and a chief engineer tested positive for COVID-19 today .
Sixteen people, including a surgeon, dental surgeon and nurse of staff and resting patients, tested positive for the pathogen at Sarwal Hospital today, Chief Medical Officer Dr Jaipal Singh said. (CMO), at the Excelsior.
He said 15 employees from Trends Showroom and four from Pantaloons near Dogra Chowk and two officials from Jammu and Kashmir Gandhi Nagar bank branch were also found infected during random testing in Jammu. The majority of them were asymptomatic, he added. The showrooms have been closed for 48 hours.
Two staff at the University of Jammu were found infected today.
A branch manager of the main branch of the main bazaar of Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Samba was also found infected.
Of the 202 new COVID-positive cases in Jammu Division, 119 were recorded in Jammu District alone, followed by 33 in Reasi, 14 Udhampur, 13 Poonch, eight Rajouri, seven Kathua, four Kishtwar, two Samba and one each in Doda and Ramban districts.
Out of 33 cases in Reasi, four were pilgrims from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji shrine who were found infected upon arrival at Katra station.
Against 202 new cases, 32 recovered from the virus today, leaving the number of active positive cases at 1062. It is after nearly four months that active positive cases have risen to four figures.
The Jammu region now has 1,27,047 active positive cases. Among them, 1,23,784 recovered, while there were 2,201 victims.
Six locations declared as micro-containment zones in Jammu District today include Lane near H # 100, Sector 4 at Roop Nagar, Lane # 2 near Sector 2, Shant Nagar at Janipura, the area in and around J&K Bank Amphalla, Lane near H. No. 127, sector 2 to Trikuta Nagar Extension, lane near H n ° 47, sector 6 to Trikuta Nagar and lane n ° 7 Channi Himmat.
The Rajouri District Administration today ordered the closure of four private schools in Darhal for violation of COVID standard operating procedures (SOPs). They include Bab-ul-Uloom School, Eagle Public School, and DPS Darhal.
Meanwhile, in the Union Territory of Ladakh, a 92-year-old woman from Leh died today from COVID-19, bringing Corona’s toll in UT to 221-163 in Leh and 58 in the Kargil district.
Ladakh’s 28 new COVID-positive cases were reported in Leh district, bringing the number of active positive cases to 257, including 221 in Leh and 36 in Kargil district.
Meanwhile, Kashmir has reported 147 new cases of COVID.
One person succumbed to the viral infection today, bringing the death toll at J&K to 4,533.
Those who tested positive include 80 from Srinagar, 21 from Baramulla, 16 from Budgam, 9 from Pulwama, 6 from Kupwara, 9 from Bandipora, 5 from Ganderbal and 1 from Shopian.
The number of cases in Kashmir Division reached 215,721, including 212,402 recoveries and 2,332 deaths.
The number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir is 2,049, of which 987 are in the Kashmir division. With 116 additional recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir reached 336,186, or 98.08% of the total cases.


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