10 COVID deaths, 346 fresh cases in J&K
STATE TIMES NEWS
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded 346 fresh COVID-19 cases, while 10 more deaths were reported in the last 24 hour.
The union territory’s COVID-19 tally has reached 1,16,600 and the death toll mounted to 1,812, officials said.
Of the fresh cases, 243 were reported from Kashmir and 217 from Jammu division.
The number of active cases has dropped to 4,434 as 460 more patients recovered from the infection. So far, 1,10,354 patients have recovered, the officials said.
The Union Territory reported 10 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours six from Jammu and four from Kashmir region.
Moreover, 460 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 217 from Jammu Division and 243 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin, out of 1,16,600 positive cases, 4,434 are Active Positive, 1,10,354 have recovered and 1,812 have died; 656 in Jammu division and 1,156 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 33,90,826 test results available, 32,74,226 samples have been tested as negative till December 15, 2020.
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He stressed for keeping strict vigil on the activities of anti-national elements attempting to disrupt the peace in J&K.
“Wholehearted cooperation of the people with the forces has helped in maintaining sustained peace and these relations should be strengthened at all levels to defeat ill designs of inimical elements.” he said.
The DGP directed the officers to utilize their resources and energies efficiently to gain confidence of the people, making them stakeholders in the dividends of peace and progress.
He directed the officers to strengthen the security grid and plug the gaps with strict security measures for the remaining phases as well.
DGP emphasized on usage of surveillance technology and focus on qualitative changes.
At Bandipora, the DGP also inaugurated newly constructed conference hall and GOs mess.
During the meetings, the officers apprised the DGP regarding the security situation in the areas under their command.
The meeting at Sopore was attended by DIG North Kashmir, Mohammad Suleman Choudhary, CO 22-RR Col Abhishek Kumar, CO 179 Bn CRPF, Ravish Kumar, CO 177 Bn, Manish Sharma, SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal and meeting at Bandipora was attended by DIG North Kashmir, DIG BSF, Davender Singh Bisht, SSP Bandipora, Rahul Malik, DC Bandipora, Owais Ahmad, CO 14th RR Pranav Joshi, CO 3rd BN BSF and Rakesh Sharma.
In Ganderbal the meeting was attended by DIG Central Kashmir, Amit Kumar, DC Ganderbal, Shafkat Iqbal, SSP Gaberbal, Khalil Ahmad Poswal, Co 115 BN CRPF, Pankaj P. Shah, OIC, Adhoc 13 SSB, Bhattacharjee, OIC, Adhoc-04 SSB, Ratnakar and other police and civil officers.