Srinagar, July 15: The recovery rate in positive cases of Covid-19 cases across union territory Jammu and Kashmir is witnessing a constant change of rise and fall as in the month of June it was at 35 per-cent while with a steep hike in the recovered patients this week it stands at 55 per-cent.
According to the official figures, on 15 May, out of 1013 cases, 489 were active positives and 513 recoveries and 11 deaths with recovery rate more than 50%, on 23 May, out of 1569 positive cases, 774 were active while the same number was of recovered patients besides 21 deaths, the recovery rate was exactly 50% and on June 30 the recovery rate was just 30% as out of 3684 positive cases, 1126 were recovered.
Jammu and Kashmir witnessed 55 percent recovery rate this week as out of total positive cases of 11,173, 6223 have recovered, above 200 have died and 4755 were active cases under treatment across the Union Territory.
However, a constant rise in the number of cases is being witnessed across J&K, creating an alarming situation with Srinagar district being worst hit as out of 1933 cases 530 have recovered with 46 deaths followed by Baramulla with 1337 confirmed cases, 572 recoveries and 38 deaths.
While the other districts are having the 50 per-cent recovery rate as district Kulgam having 1028 confirmed cases with 678 recoveries, Shopian with 929 cases and 699 recoveries, Kupwara with 805 confirmed cases and 506 recoveries.
With more COVID-19 patients recovering, the gap between the number of recovered cases and active cases has increased by 1,91,886 across the country as out of 823923 confirmed cases, 285053 are active with 516338 recoveries and 22153 deaths as on 11 July 2020,
while the cases are picking up in southern states of Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh while the situation in Maharashtra and Delhi is slowly improving.
Pertinently, following gradual unlocking process of the lockdown Jammu and Kashmir authorities recently announced the reopening of tourist spots throughout J&K for general public directing them to follow all the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), more than three months after the government closed all tourist spots in the month of March, following Pandemic Covid-19.