Palembang officially revokes PSBB policy despite high number of COVID-19 cases

first_imgThe Palembang administration officially lifted the large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) in Palembang, South Sumatra on Wednesday.The administration decided not to extend the policy despite a high number of COVID-19 cases in Palembang and South Sumatra. Based on data from the South Sumatra COVID-19 task force, the total number of COVID-19 patients in Palembang reached 938 on Tuesday. Of the said number, 38 have died, while 592 are still hospitalized. Palembang Police chief Sr. Com. Anom Setiyadi said PSBB in Palembang would not be extended based on a decision made during a Regional Leadership Communication Forum (Forkopimda).Read also: COVID-19: Villagers forego traditional ‘lockdown’ for PSBB in S. Sumatra“Palembang’s status has been lowered to orange zone from red zone. So, the task force decided to revoke the restriction, but we will still maintain the health protocols,” Anom said on Wednesday as quoted by kompas.com.Anom stated that the administration had also abolished sanctions for people who violated the rules during the PSBB period. In the post-PSBB phase, the Indonesian Military and the National Police personnel are only to educate those who violate the health protocols. He went on to say that implementation of health protocols was to be more strict in traditional markets, where people’s mobility was high but awareness about wearing face masks was low. (dpk)Topics :last_img read more


Girls Track Regional Results At Shelbyville

first_imgThe Warren Central Lady Warriors won the Girls Track Regionals at Shelbyville. The Center Grove Lady Hornets and The East Central Lady Trojans place 2nd and 3rd respectively to qualify for The State Finals.Congratulations to all of the individual State Finals qualifiers including Regional Champions Lily Grimes-Greensburg Shot Put; Eva Quinlan-South Dearborn 300 Hurdles; Megan Cole-South Ripley 3200 Run; and Hanna Brenner-Greensburg 1600 Run.201718ShelbyvilleRegionalThe Girls Track State Finals will be taking place on Friday, June 1st at Indiana University in Bloomington.last_img read more


BiH plays Tonight against Armenia for UEFA European Championship 2020 Qualifiers

first_imgBosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) coach Robert Prosinecki on Monday announced the list of players for the matches against Armenia in UEFA European Championship 2020 qualifiers.Prosinecki told a press conference here that the first qualifying matches are very important, as well as confidence and good atmosphere in the team that will follow afterward.Prosinecki added that he called 23 players including four new names, namely Sead Kolasinac, Darko Todorovic, Stjepan Loncar and Elvir Koljic.BiH will play against Armenia on March 23 at Grbavica stadium in Sarajevo, and three days later, against Greece at Bilino Polje stadium in Zenica, a city located 70 kilometers northwest of Sarajevo.Following is the squad:Goalkeepers: Ibrahim Sehic, Vedran Kjosevski, Kenan PiricDefenders: Sead Kolasinac, Toni Sunjic, Ermin Bicakcic, Ervin Zukanovic, Eldar Civic, Darko TodorovicMidfielders: Muhamed Besic, Gojko Cimirot, Miralem Pjanic, Elvis Saric, Rade Krunic, Goran Zakaric, Amer Gojak, Haris Duljevic, Edin Visca, Deni Milosevic, Stjepan LoncarForwards: Edin Dzeko, Kenan Kodro, Riad Bajic, Elvir Koljic.The match will take place at Grbavica stadium at 20:45 o’clock.last_img read more