Jammu : The number of patients being treated for corona virus has increased by almost seven times in a month in Jammu while Srinagar currently has the highest number of 2833 patients. This information has been received from the government data. Covid-19 cases have also been reported from some districts of Jammu and Kashmir which were earlier declared as Chkorona virus-free. At the same time, the country is facing the second wave of Kovid-19 cases. The number of patients undergoing treatment for infection in Srinagar district on March 19 was 564 which increased to 2833 on Monday while the number of patients in Jammu has increased seven times to 1582 from 211 in this period.
As of Monday, total cases of Kovid-19 in the union territory had reached 1,39,381. Of these, there are 83,679 cases in Kashmir and 55,702 in Jammu region. In Madhya Pradesh, 2,034 people have died, out of which 1282 have died in Kashmir and 752 in Jammu region. In Jammu and Kashmir, a total of 1,29,439 patients have become infection free and till Monday in the Union Territory, 7908 patients were undergoing treatment for infection.
Jammu Chief Medical Officer JP Singh said that the current situation in the district is very worrisome and the health department is making best use of its resources to deal with the epidemic. Singh told PTI, "If we compare the current situation with last year, it is very worrying. We had few cases in March-April last year but this time, between February-April, the cases have seen a five-fold increase. is." Officials said that Ramban district has the lowest number of 17 sick patients.
Earlier this year, some districts, including Doda, Kishtwar and Samba, were declared free of Chcorona voice, as all the patients infected in these districts became infection-free. Due to increasing cases of infection, the administration had to declare the closure of the educational institute between April 5 and 18. Also, night curfew was imposed in urban areas of eight districts including Jammu and Srinagar from April 9 from 10 am to 6 am.