J&K Covid cases Decreased, 2237 New Cases
J&K Covid cases Decreased, 2237 New Cases In Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir, 2237 new positive cases have been reported since our last update yesterday, 854 from Jammu Division and 1383 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover 3999 more COVID-19 patients have recovered, 1490 from Jammu Division and 2509 from Kashmir Division. Also 45 COVID-19 deaths have been reported, 29 from Jammu Division and 16 from Kashmir Division (24 May 2021; upto 5:00 PM).
To ensure public convenience and avoid chaos & panic crowding at tertiary care hospitals, COVID-19 Triage Facility has been started in Jammu at (i) Chest Disease Hospital, Jammu (opposite GMC Hospital Complex, Jammu, Triage CD Hospital Jammu Contact No.-9541925371, 0191-2561000), (ii) Govt Hospital Gandhinagar (Old Block) Contact No.0191-2459300 and in Srinagar at (i) National Institute of Technology Campus, Hazratbal, Srinagar, Contact No. 9419006991 & (ii) SKIMSJVC Bemina, Contact No. 7006617821, that shall act as “first arrival point” for screening of any COVID +ve patient intending to get admitted in Govt. Medical College Jammu/ Srinagar & Associated Hospitals, SKIMS Soura and other identified dedicated COVID Hospitals under Directorate of Health Services Jammu/ Kashmir. For COVID +ve cases in periphery areas and districts other than Jammu/ Srinagar, the triage point shall be the concerned District Hospital / New GMCs (Doda/ Kathua/ Rajouri/ Baramulla/ Anantnag).
Admission of such patients from these districts to GMC Jammu/ Srinagar, SKIMS Soura etc shall be strictly on referral basis only.
For the residents of J&K, under National Tele-consultation Service, free general OPD services by Specialists/ MBBS Doctors have been started. People can avail these services from home by registering online on webportal https://esanjeevaniopd.in/.
The services are available Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. People can also download & install esanjeevani OPD app from google playstore on their mobiles.
Toll free national helpline number 1075. J&K Covid-19 Helpline No.s Jammu Division- 0191-2520982/ 26744.44/ 2674115 / 2674908/ 2549676, Kashmir Division-0194-2440283/ 2430581/ 2452052/ 2457313/ 2457312 for support, guidance, and response to health related queries on COVID-19.
People are informed that, the best way to protect themselves from COVID-19 is by getting vaccinated for COVID-19 at their turn, maintaining physical distance of at least 6 feet from others, frequently cleaning hands with an alcohol based hand sanitizer or washing them with soap & water and following good respiratory etiquettes & hygiene.
As a measure for social distancing in public places & workplaces wearing a face cover is compulsory. 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. In case of symptoms like Media Bulletin Below :
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