Funcionarios locales, empresarios y organizaciones hacen eco del llamamiento del Gobernador Wolf a utilizar máscaras en Pennsylvania

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Español,  Press Release,  Public Health Los reiterados llamamientos del Gobernador Wolf a la población para que usen máscaras y la última orden de la Secretaria de Salud, la Dra. Rachel Levine que exige el uso de máscaras en todo momento al estar en público, junto con las evidencias científicas que indican que las máscaras ayudan a detener la propagación de la COVID-19, están resonando entre los funcionarios electos locales, los propietarios y las organizaciones empresariales, que hoy hicieron eco de la directivas del Gobernador.“Afortunadamente, solo hemos tenido siete infecciones entre nuestros 1,100 miembros del equipo y, lo que es más importante, siete recuperaciones exitosas”, dijo Joseph F. Fasula, copropietario de los supermercados Gerrity. “Es probable que todos los contagios se hayan originado fuera del ámbito laboral. Hubo un único caso de transmisión de empleado a empleado en el trabajo. Desde el principio, tomamos la decisión de buscar toda solución sensata que redujera el riesgo para nuestros clientes y nuestro equipo. Atribuimos gran parte de nuestro éxito en el control de la tasa de infección a los protocolos de seguridad que aplicamos, que incluyen alentar el distanciamiento social, exigir cubiertas faciales, realizar una desinfección constante, colocar barreras protectoras e informar a los empleados y clientes”.“Apoyo el uso de máscaras al estar en público”, dijo Dave Glass, Comisionado del condado de Clearfield. “Usar una máscara ayuda a proteger a los propietarios de nuestras pequeñas empresas y a sus empleados. Todos queremos mantener la economía local lo más abierta posible, y creo que usar máscaras es la mejor manera de garantizarlo”.“Apoyo plenamente al Gobernador Wolf en su esfuerzo por mantener la seguridad del estado”, dijo Jeff Eggleston, Comisionado del condado de Warren. “Usar máscaras es una de las mejores herramientas para combatir la COVID-19 y garantizar la reapertura más segura y eficiente del estado”.“Aprecio la claridad con la que el Gobernador Wolf y la Secretaria Levine expresaron esta orden”, dijo Kathy Dahlkemper, Ejecutiva del condado de Erie. “La evidencia científica demuestra que las máscaras ayudan a mitigar la propagación de la COVID-19. Recomiendo a todos los residentes del condado de Erie que usen sus máscaras y cumplan con la orden para que las escuelas puedan abrir, las empresas puedan permanecer abiertas y podamos salvar vidas”.“Usar cubiertas faciales es esencial para salvar nuestras vidas, salvaguardar nuestros trabajos y reabrir nuestra economía en las comunidades y en los condados de todo el estado”, dijo el Comisionado Mike Pipe, del condado de Center. “Mantengamos el rumbo contra esta pandemia. No amenacemos los avances que hemos logrado, la vida de nuestros vecinos y de nuestras pequeñas empresas. El condado de Center apoya al Gobernador y a la Secretaria de Salud por su audaz liderazgo con esta nueva orden”.“Usar máscaras es esencial para alcanzar la reapertura permanente y segura de nuestra economía”, dijo Matt Smith, Presidente de la Cámara de Comercio de Greater Pittsburgh, una afiliada de Allegheny Conference. “Se ha demostrado que el uso de máscaras y la práctica del distanciamiento social reducen la propagación de la COVID-19 y la tasa de casos nuevos en nuestra comunidad. Las máscaras nos ayudan a protegernos mutuamente, incluso a nuestros vecinos más vulnerables y a nuestra economía. Recomendamos enfáticamente a los residentes de Pittsburgh que recuerden que todos estamos juntos en esto, y que al usar una máscara, están mostrando su fuerza, respeto y colaboración para protegernos mutuamente y proteger a nuestra economía”.“Agradezco el liderazgo asumido por el Gobernador Wolf y la Dra. Levine respecto de este tema”, dijo Bob Harvie, Comisionado del condado de Bucks. “Nuestra lucha contra el coronavirus no ha terminado. Pennsylvania ha logrado grandes avances contra la propagación, y la ciencia es clara a la hora de indicar que las máscaras son una parte crucial de ese éxito”.“Como Comisionado, creo que es sumamente importante que usemos máscaras porque como líderes en la comunidad debemos predicar con el ejemplo”, dijo Rick Mirabito, Comisionado del condado de Lycoming. “Creo que la decisión del Gobernador de exigir máscaras es correcta porque este virus no puede vivir por su cuenta. Cuando usamos máscaras, evitamos que el virus tenga un huésped y así el virus muere. Usamos máscaras para proteger a las personas más vulnerables que están entre nosotros”.View this information in English. Funcionarios locales, empresarios y organizaciones hacen eco del llamamiento del Gobernador Wolf a utilizar máscaras en Pennsylvaniacenter_img July 03, 2020last_img read more

This stunning family home in Brisbane’s south comes with a unique parents re-tree-t

first_imgThe pool area hosted annual gatherings of 120 guests, Mr Bakker said.Mr Bakker said they loved the privacy and outlook. “Looking backwards from the house all we see is a tree view — we don’t see the neighbours’ houses,” he said.He said it was a joy raising two daughters in a home that became a backdrop for family memories such as bike races down the hallway and harvesting the backyard bananas.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investorless than 1 hour agoThe renovation work has created a top notch family home.When the Bakkers bought the home it had been partially renovated, so they completed the work and made some additions which included a pool, upgrading bathrooms and high tech extras courtesy of Mr Bakker’s IT skills.“We can open the front gate from anywhere in the world and look at the security cameras,” he said. Maria and Steve Bakker found the tree house wasn’t just great for kids. Photo: AAP Image/Mark CallejaMr Bakker said they’re sad about saying goodbye but it was time to downsize and the home deserved a new family ready to take up the mantle and create their own history. The house at 420 Upper Cornwall St, Coorparoo, is being auctioned by Daniel Prosser of Remax at 10am Saturday October 14.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclair Steve and Maria Bakker found a special spot among the trees at their beautiful suburban home. Photo: AAP Image/Mark CallejaSTEVE and Maria Bakker discovered their home at 120 Upper Cornwall Street, Coorparoo 16 years ago, and despite feeling it was “the one”, Mr Bakker played hard to get.“It was the very first house I looked at, but then I looked at 50 more. So it was love at first sight, but it took two months,” he said.center_img The home offered plenty of spaces for the family to both together and enjoy alone time.Mr Bakker said it had been a great place for entertaining, particularly around the pool. “We have a big house party every year and have 120 people and caterers,” he said.And there was a unique place for the couple to escape for their downtime too.“The tree house,” Mr Bakker said.“It has views of the city. “I used to have a ‘dumb waiter’ — it’s the same height as the deck, so we had a washing basket and pulley where we would pulley across snacks or dinner and sit in the tree house to enjoy it.”last_img read more

Philips scheme to reinvest most of its 7.5% cash holdings

first_imgThe €19.8bn Philips Pensioenfonds said it will reduce its 7.5% cash holdings to 1%, in order to spread the investment risk in its liability-driven investment (LDI) portfolio.In its annual report for 2019, the pension fund explained that, although its cash holdings had protected its funding position during the crisis, its returns were usually lower than those generated by other asset classes.With a loss of 0.5%, cash was the scheme’s only asset class generating a negative return last year.The pension fund attributed the outcome to the effect of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) negative interest rates on short-term loans. It started its cash position in 2017, investing the assets in “low risk” capital market funds and short-duration loans.The freed up cash will be reinvested in the existing asset classes in the scheme’s portfolio, it said.The Philips Pensioenfonds posted an overall return of 16.6%, with its 30% – passively managed – equity allocation returning 29.5%.It said that most of its actively managed portfolios had exceeded their respective benchmarks, and that worldwide credit and high yield credit had delivered 11.9% and 16.9%, respectively, thanks to a higher risk profile.Emerging market debt had gained 15.8%, due to investments denominated in local currency combined with anticipating currency market movements, it added.The pension fund lost 2.2% on its currency hedge as a consequence of the US dollar appreciating relative to the euro.It said that, following an evaluation, it had decided to halve its full hedge of its equity holdings.The pension fund attributed a €20 drop in administration costs per participant to €92 in part to it simplifying its pension arrangements.Asset management and transaction costs had remained stable at 24 and 6 bps, respectively, it said.During the first quarter of 2020, the scheme saw its assets decline by €1.5bn and its funding drop three percentage points to 111.2%.Based on its coverage at year-end, it granted its participants an inflation compensation of 0.6% as of April 2020.Indexation in arrears for workers now stands at 15.3%, while pensioners and deferred members are facing a indexation shortfall of 11.3%.The Philips Pensioenfonds also serves Signify, the Philips offshoot focusing on LED lighting.The scheme has 53,505 pensioners, 13,525 workers and 31,295 deferred participants.Looking for IPE’s latest magazine? Read the digital edition here.last_img read more

YPF calls force majeure on Tango FLNG

first_imgThese include, but are not limited to, YPF’s ability to pay the invoices due for services performed for the period starting the second half of March 2020. The Argentinian energy company YPF claimed in its notice that effects of the coronavirus pandemic, both worldwide and in Argentina have hindered YPF’s ability to perform its obligations under the charter and services agreement with Exmar for the Tango FLNG. Courtesy of Exmar Irrespective of the outcome of the dispute with YPF in respect of the notice, Exmar is contemplating several measures to safeguard its liquidity position, which is on the basis of our current forecast, not at risk till the end of 2020. Exmar said in its statement it considers the notice to be unlawful, has reserved its rights and is considering its best option to defend its interests. Belgium’s Exmar, the Nicolas Savery-led shipowner, has been notified by YPF of force majeure on the Tango FLNG unit. Tango FLNG is designed to operate with a liquefaction capacity of approximately 0.5 million tons of LNG per year and is serving YPF in exporting Vaca Muerta gas reserves to international markets.last_img read more

NPFL: Rivers United dismantle MFM

first_img Loading… Rivers United put up a professional display on Sunday to easily take apart MFM FC 2-0 on match day 12 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). rivers united Ossy Martins and Esor Nelson were the goal scoring heroes for United who now move up to third on standings having started the day in fourth. Technical manager of United, Stanley Eguma handed recalls to Bakary Bamba, Kunle Odunlami and captain Festus Austine who all missed the club’s last game – the 2-0 win over Adamawa United in Gombe a week ago. United settled faster but it was the visitors who had the first real opportunity to open the scoring. Oriyomi Lawal sprang the offside trap but saw his half chance from the edge of the box easily saved by the United goalkeeper, Darlington Ovunda, who has now kept clean sheets in his last two games. United then took the game by scruff of the neck but found goal scoring chances hard to come by as MFM defended in compact fashion. The hosts didn’t have to wait long though for their first clear goal scoring moment and it arrived in the 17th minute. Quick passing between Martins and Ishaq Rafiu freed up the unmarked Esor who saw his exquisite chip beat Folarin Abayomi in the MFM goal but only kissed the roof of the net. Chigozie Ihunda was the next to try his luck as his fiercely struck effort produced a fine save from Folarin. The impressive Esor caused panic in the MFM back line with some control and dare devil dribbling before passing with precision to the unmarked Gopey Michael who somehow managed to fluff his lines at the opportune moment in the 22nd minute. United then took the lead their overwhelming dominance deserved when Martins rose unchallenged to head home Ihunda’s precise free kick just before the half hour. The visitors were reeling at this point and the home side twice came close to doubling their money in a frenzied 90-second period after they netted the opener. Martins and Esor however failed to hit the target with headers on both occasions. Ishaq was the next Rivers United player to come close to scoring, this time, in the 29th minute as he waltzed past his marker before seeing his shot saved by Folarin. There was only one Horse at the races and United continued knocking on the door in search of the second goal. Bakary Bamba caused mayhem in the MFM rear guard in the 39th minute when he sped down the byline only to shoot straight at Folarin with the unmarked Martins and Gopey well placed to make a simple tap in. Two minutes later, Ishaq’s free kick from the edge of the MFM box was saved by Folarin. Barely a minute later, ‘The Pride Of Rivers’ came close again when the imperious Esor completely hoodwinked the MFM defence and produced a pass of genius to Ishaq whose well-struck effort, seemingly destined for the bottom corner, got deflected for a corner. United kept up the intensity in the second half and almost scored straight from the restart with some intricate passing releasing Martins who disappointingly shot straight at the keeper from point blank range. It was a premonition the visitors failed to heed as the hosts scored from their next attack. More quick tempo passing again carved open the MFM defence with Esor coming face to face with Folarin. The United man did not panic as he calmly picked his spot, sending the keeper the wrong way and the home fans into fits of wild celebration. Gopey should have made it 3-0 in the 61st minute but he shot wide from four yards when faced with a gaping goal. Martins was the next to come close for the marauding hosts a minute later but he shot straight at the MFM goalkeeper from a promising position. MFM then had a rare attack, Adeyinka Najeem firing firmly enough but he met Ovunda, largely untested in the one-sided contest, in inspired form. United bossed the rest of the contest but there was to be no more scoring as the game finished 2-0 in favour of the richly deserving hosts. Head coach of MFM FC, Tony Bulus was non-commited in his post match comments. “It’s football,” he said when quizzed by the official Rivers United FC website, www.riversunitedfc.com after the game. Eguma on his part, praised his charges for the win. “It was a very disciplined performance. We controlled the game from start to finish and could have scored more goals. Read Also:Rivers United’s Resurgence Continues with Comfortable 2-0 Away Win “I am happy with the win and also pleased that we are moving up the log,” he said. Rivers United now occupies third spot on the NPFL standings with 21 points from 12 games. The ‘Pride Of Rivers’ will face Nasarawa United in their next League game on Wednesday, January 8 at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt by 4pm. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

‘I struggled to breathe:’ Dybala reveals COVID-19 nightmare

first_imgThe Argentine international announced last Saturday he was one of three Juventus players to catch the virus along with Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi, who both had no symptoms.“I feel better now after some strong symptoms,” the 26-year-old Dybala told JTV channel.“A couple of days ago I was not well, I felt heavy and after five minutes of movement I had to stop because I was struggling to breathe.“Now I can move and walk to start trying to train, because when I tried in the past few days I started to shake too much.“I gasped for air and as a result I couldn’t do anything, after five minutes I was already very tired, I felt the body heavy and my muscles hurt.“Now I’m fine. My fiancée Oriana (Sabatini) has also overcome the symptoms.”’ Loading… Promoted ContentWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Everything You Need To Know About Asteroid ArmageddonCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldThe Biggest Cities In The World So Far9 Movie Scenes That Got Re-Shot And Saved The Whole Movie2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Theories About The Death Of Our Universe Juventus star Paulo Dybala revealed Friday how he “struggled to breathe” after contracting coronavirus which has killed over 9,000 people in Italy.Advertisement Read Also: Messi gifts €1m to hospitals to combat coronavirusDybala has scored 13 goals in all competitions this season, including in league leader’s Juventus’s last game against Inter Milan before Serie A and all sport in Italy was suspended.“The goal against Inter was the greatest emotion, (Aaron) Ramsey provided the perfect assist – it’s a pity that there was no public,” added Dybala.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

Yaya Toure proud of Barcelona spell

first_img Toure also recalled being part of Barca’s 6-2 win at Real Madrid. “That match was iconic, it was against a great rival and on their own field. We played total football that day. I will never forget it. read also:Eto’o names Yaya Toure as his best teammate, aside Messi “El Clásico is much bigger. United were always one of the greats of England, but for many years City was not. But Barça-Madrid is the greatest rivalry in football history.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Manchester City great, Yaya Toure, has admitted that he treasures his time with FC Barcelona. Loading… Promoted Content17 Astonishingly Beautiful Cave Churches7 Theories About The Death Of Our UniverseCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value10 Legendary Movies To Learn History FromWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesBest Car Manufacturers In The WorldA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?A Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year While he famously didn’t see eye-to-eye with then Barca coach Pep Guardiola, Toure recalls his time with the Blaugrana fondly. Of his favourite club, he said, “Stars like Ronaldo or Maradona have played there, and also because I was able to play there with Messi, Eto’o, Henry, Alves, Iniesta, etc., and I am very grateful to that time in my life.Advertisementlast_img read more

‘Shabu’ seized in Sipalay buy-bust

first_imgThe suspect was detained in the lockupcell of the Sipalay City police station, facing charges for violation ofRepublic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN The 26-year-old resident CarlitoMarocom Jr. yielded the suspected illegal drugs, a police report showed.   Aside from suspected shabu, a P664cash and a P500 marked money were also recovered from him around 10:30 p.m. onMonday, the report added.         center_img BACOLOD City – Two sachets ofsuspected shabu were seized in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Cartagena,Sipalay City, Negros Occidental.last_img read more

2 children of Pavia’s ‘COVID couple’ test negative for virus

first_imgILOILOCity – The two children of the couple in Pavia, Iloilo who tested positive forthe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were negative of SARS-CoV-2, the viruswhich causes the illness. Gorricetaacknowledged the anxiety of the couple’s neighbors in a residential subdivisionin Barangay Pandac. He assured them that the couple and their children werekeeping to themselves at their residence. Gorricetasaid the local government of Pavia is temporarily providing the basic needs ofthe couple and their children who are all prohibited from leaving their houseuntil they have all been cleared. “Thenumber of confirmed positive cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)continue to rise throughout the country, including the municipality of Paviawith two confirmed positive cases,” according to Gorriceta. Thehusband, 50, was Western Visayas’ COVID-19 Patient No. 37 while his 52-year-oldwife was Patient No. 38. Thequarantine was supposed to end yesterday, April 14. People can catch COVID-19 from others who have the virus. Thedisease can spread from person to person through small droplets from the noseor mouth which are spread when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales. MayorLaurence Anthony Gorriceta himself announced this good news. Thechildren’s specimens – taken on April 8 – were analyzed at the Western VisayasMedical Center. The results were released on April 11. OnApril 13, specimens were again taken from the couple for a repeat test. Theresults were yet to be released as this was being written. InExecutive Order No. 026-B Series of 2020, Gorriceta ordered additionalprecautionary and preventive measures and disease control mechanisms for histown. The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and drycough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose,sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Oneof these was the adoption of the Philippine Institute for Microbiology andInfectious Diseases’ (PSMID) practice guidelines on COVID-19, specifically thenew “surveillance definitions” in reporting cases that for several weeks werereferred to as persons under investigation (PUI), persons under investigation(PUM) and positive cases. The new terms are “suspect case”, “probable case” and“confirmed case”. Gorricetaalso announced a common municipal isolation/quarantine facility – the PaviaPilot Elementary School for suspect and probable cases. He urged returningoverseas workers to observe a 14-day quarantine in this facility. OnApril 13, the local government of Pavia extended its enhanced communityquarantine against COVID-19 up to April 30. Thecouple had close contact with the region’s COVID-19 Patient No. 11 – a72-year-old-male resident of Mandurriao district here who died on March 21. Now,the wearing of facemask in public is also mandatory, Gorriceta added./PNlast_img read more

Surgical material removed from knee of Atletico star

first_imgWorld Cup finalist and Atletico Madrid defender Sime Vrsaljko went under the knife to remove surgical material left there in a previous operation, the Spanish club said Thursday.Advertisement Loading… The 28-year-old right-back starred in Croatia’s run to the World Cup final in 2018 but missed almost all of the following year through injury.Vrsaljko underwent an arthroscopy on his left knee to remove surgical material from a ligament operation he had 16 months ago.Atletico Madrid right-back Sime Vrsaljko had material removed from his knee left behind in an old operationRead Also: Goalkeeper Ter Stegen to pen long-term Barcelona contractAtletico said the operation in Madrid would soon allow Vrsaljko to begin training.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted ContentMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It Appeared6 Of The Best 90s Shows That Need To Come Back ASAPBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them6 Best Movie Cars You Could Own But Probably Can’t AffordWhat Our Favorite Celebs Look Like With Their Natural Hair ColorTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All Time12 Stars You Would Never Recognize Without Their Signature LookWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WaySome Impressive And Almost Shocking Robots That Existlast_img read more