COVID19: J&K reports 51 fatalities and 3308 new cases, first suspected case of Black Fungus admitted in GDC

COVID19: J&K reports 51 fatalities and 3308 new cases, first suspected case of Black Fungus admitted in GDC

Jammu and Kashmir reported 51 more covid-19 deaths while 3308 people were confirmed to have contracted the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Sunday.
They said 34 of the fresh fatalities were reported from Jammu Division and 17 from Kashmir Valley, taking the fatality count to 3564.
Regarding the fresh cases, the officials told that 1121 were reported from Jammu Division and 2187 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall case count to 270621.

Moreover, they said, 4956 more COVID-19 patients have recovered—1883 from Jammu Division and 3073 from Kashmir. There are 47437 active positive cases, 19403 in Jammu and 28034 in the Valley, they said.

Providing district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 512 cases, Baramulla 239, Budgam 401, Pulwama 160, Kupwara 265, Anantnag 150, Bandipora 111, Ganderbal 127, Kulgam 159, Shopian 63, Jammu 447, Udhampur 77, Rajouri 96, Doda 75, Kathua 98, Samba 93, Kishtwar 29, Poonch 74, Ramban 71and Reasi 61.

A number of these cases were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories of CD hospital and GMC Anantnag, they said.
Male (50) from Lethpora, female (35) from Karanagar, female (48) from Hawal, male (18) from Gojiwara, male (19) from Gojiwara, female (37) from Rainawari, male (65) from Hawal, male (70) from Eidgah, male (54) from Kanitar, female (70) from Gogoo, female (45) (NA) from Batamaloo, male (35) (NA) from HMT, male (47) (NA) from Sanatnagar, male (60) (NA) from Murran Pulwama, female (52) (NA) from Gabbarpora pulwama, female (22) (NA) from Dangerpora, female (33) from Lariyar, female (36) from Kahlil, male (46) from Aglar Shopian, male (85) from Namlabal Pampore, male (35) from Panthachowk, male (36) from Tengen, female (32) (NA) from Kadlabal Pampore, male (35) from Sonwar, male (32) from Kakapora, male (32) from Awantipora, male (23) from Pinglina, male (37) from Ratnipora, female (30) from Lajoora, male (85) from Lajoora, male (56) from Khrew, male (58) from Khrew, female (32) from Khrew, male (38) from Khrew, male (39) from Khrew, male (45) from Khrew, male (33) from Shar, male (40) from Khrew, female (16) from Khrew, male (45) from Nowhatta, female (37) from Kawdara, female (40) from Fatehkadal, female (17) from Bulbul lankar, female (50) from Nowhatta, female (48) from Nawakadal, male (60) from Safakadal, male (45) from Bulbul lankar, male (38) from Alikadal, male (62) from Basant Bagh, male (25) from Palpora, female (13) from Zakura, male (45) (NA) from Basant Bagh, male (55) (NA) from Bemina, female (63) (NA) from HMT, female (50) (NA) from Ahmed Nagar, male (67) (NA) from Bemina, male (35) (NA) from SMHS, female (55) (NA) from Budgam, female (30) (NA) from Bandipora, female (65) (NA) from Arizal berru, female (47) (NA) ftom Natipora, female (73) (NA) from Sunderkoul Sgr, female (30) (NA) from Qamarwari, male (65) (NA) from Bemina, male (50) (NA) from Fatehkadal Sgr, male (70) (NA) from Chattabal Sgr, male (27) (NA) from Habakadal Sgr, male (55) (NA) from Habakadal Sgr, female (18) (NA) from Chattabal, male (25) (NA) from Natipora, female (65) (NA) from Batamaloo, male (59) (NA) from Bemina, female (20) (NA) from Chattabal, male (75) (NA) from Munjgund, female (50) (NA) from Batamaloo, male (62) (NA) from Munjgund, male (50) (NA) from Budgam, male (42) (NA) from Batamaloo, male (65) (NA) from Badamwari, female (28) (NA) from Anantnag, male (45) (NA) from Sonwar, male (24) (NA) from Sgr, male (56) (NA) from Harwan, female (55) (NA) from Budgam, male (30) (NA) from Bihar, female (55) (NA) from Khanmoh, male (59) (NA) from Zaldagar, male (58) (NA) from Khanmoh, female (48) (NA) from Tral, male (40) (NA) from Bemina, male (70) (NA) from Shalteng, female (67) (NA) from Batamaloo, female (38) (NA) from Nowgam, male (65) (NA) from Awantipora, female (18) (NA) from Batamaloo and female (55) (NA) from Hawal.

The GMC cases include male (50) (NA) from Wanpoh, female (45) (NA) from Wanpoh, female (45) (NA) from Khrewan, female (43) (NA) from Nowbal, female (60) (NA) from Katapora, male (38) (NA) from Damidullah, male (51) (NA) from Kokergund, male (45) (NA) from Damidullah, female (36) (NA) from Shirpora, male (40) (NA) from Damidullah, female (05) (NA) from Brinal, female (47) (NA) from Veesu, male (46) (NA) from Veesu, male (08) (NA) from Bonigam, male (23) (NA) from Qazigund, male (16) (NA) from Sopat, female (36) (NA) from Gundipora, male (23) (NA) from Mirbazar, male (30) (NA) from Chewan, male (80) (NA) from Dooru, female (36) (NA) from Chowgam, female (30) from Kulgam, male (30) from Banimullah, female (21) from Brazloo, female (25) from Kulgam, female (40) from Katapora, male (35) from Kulgam, male (50) from Janglat mundi, female (80) from Achabal, female (28) from Damhal, male (35) from Damhal, female (17) from Monghal Anantnag, female (50) from Maligam anantnag, female (83) from Achabal, male (40) from Manigam kulgam, female (45) from Shirpora, male (30) from Devsar, male (37) from Chee anantnag, female (35) from Pethbugh Dialgam, female (30) from Shirpora, female (41) from Anantnag, male (30) from Shirpora, male (27) from Dangerpora, male (37) (NA) from Naibasti Anantnag, female (65) from Kamad ananatng, male (25) from Mattan Anantnag, female (22) from Achabal, male (60) from Khanbal, female (25) from Wanpoh, female (29) from SK colony, male (23) (NA) from Hanger, male (45) (NA) from Kokkernag, male (40) (NA) from Badroo, female (25) (NA) from Brazloo, female (45) (NA) from Yaripora, female (22) (NA) from Khanpora, male (30) (NA) from Tenjen, male (60) (NA) from Tenjen, female (65) (NA) from Tenjen, female (35) (NA) from Tenjen, male (65) (NA) from Tenjen, male (60) (NA) from Nowbal and female (25) (NA) from Nowbal.

Meanwhile, A suspected Mucormycosis (Black Fungus) patient is admitted at Government Dental College (GDC) Srinagar.
Officials at the Dental College Srinagar told that a suspected case of black fungus is admitted at the hospital, however, final confirmation is yet to come.
Dr Irshad Ahmad Misger, Assistant Professor at Oral & Maxillofacial department Government Dental College Srinagar said that a patient from Srinagar, who was tested positive for Covid-19 on May 05 this year and had recovered recently, has been admitted at GDC and is a suspected case of black fungus.
He said that patient is on long-term steroids and is also suffering from “uncontrolled diabetes.”
He said that they are going for biopsy of the patient to get the final confirmation tomorrow the report of which is likely to get confirm in next two days.

The doctor said that there is no need to worry as one patient suffering from black fungus has been already treated at the hospital in November last year and the patient survived.
It is pertinent to mention here that J&K on Friday reported the first death due to the black fungus epidemic when a 40-year-old male from Poonch died at GMC Jammu.
Earlier HOD at CD hospital Dr. Naveed Nazir said that black fungus isn’t a contagious disease and there is a need to avoid self-medication

“Mucormycosis is not a new disease neither contagious. We just need to avoid self medication like steroids, identify high risk patients and keep blood sugar under control,” He tweeted.

“As per HoD Oral & Maxillofacial surgery GDC Srinagar they have already successfully operated one case of mucormycosis in Nov 2020 and another strong suspect case admitted with them.. both post covid and diabetics, he tweeted.

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