Jakarta extends COVID-19 state of emergency to April 19

first_imgHe said the stay-at-home instruction and closure of schools and tourist destinations would also be extended to April 19.Read also: Top Indonesian doctors call for lockdown, say physical distancing not enough“We urge citizens not to leave their house, except for urgent and essential matters such as food and health care.”The provincial administration also urged Jakarta residents to not leave the city to return to their respective hometowns for mudik (exodus).“Despite the limitations, medical facilities in Jakarta are more prepared to handle [the outbreak],” the governor said. “Please be more responsible by staying in Jakarta, especially if you are being monitored for COVID-19.”Indonesian health authorities had confirmed 1,155 cases of COVID-19 nationwide as of Saturday, with 102 fatalities and 46 recoveries. The capital city was the hardest-hit region with 627 cases – 61 of whom were medical workers in 26 hospitals across Jakarta – and 62 deaths. (kuk) Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has extended the state of emergency in the capital city to April 19 in an effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.The decision was made during a meeting involving the provincial administration, the Jakarta Police and the Kodam Jaya military command on Saturday.“Initially the plan was for [the state of emergency] to stay in effect until April 5. We are prolonging the state of emergency for Jakarta until April 19,” the governor said during a press briefing at City Hall on Saturday. Topics :last_img read more

A&M seeks revenge on Arkansas

first_img Associated Press ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com March 5, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditArkansas (19-11, 7-10) vs. Texas A&M (15-14, 9-8)Reed Arena, College Station, Texas; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Arkansas goes for the season sweep over Texas A&M after winning the previous matchup in Fayetteville. The teams last played on Jan. 4, when the Razorbacks forced 17 Texas A&M turnovers and turned the ball over just nine times on their way to a 10-point victory.center_img A&M seeks revenge on Arkansas TEAM LEADERSHIP: Texas A&M’s Josh Nebo has averaged 11.8 points and 5.9 rebounds while Savion Flagg has put up 10.6 points and 5.2 rebounds. For the Razorbacks, Mason Jones has averaged 21 points and 5.4 rebounds while Jimmy Whitt Jr. has put up 14.2 points and 5.1 rebounds.FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: Jones has either made or assisted on 49 percent of all Arkansas field goals over the last three games. Jones has accounted for 29 field goals and 11 assists in those games.UNBEATEN WHEN: Arkansas is a perfect 16-0 when it holds an opponent to 72 points or fewer. The Razorbacks are 3-11 when opponents score more than 72.COLD SPELL: Arkansas has lost its last four road games, scoring 72 points, while allowing 84.3 per game.BALL SECURITY: The diligent Arkansas offense has turned the ball over on 15.8 percent of its possessions, the 18th-best mark in Division I. 21.5 percent of all Texas A&M possessions have resulted in a turnover (the Aggies are ranked 316th, nationally).last_img read more