Three passengers of Bogor-Jakarta commuter line test positive for COVID-19

first_imgTopics : Despite the low rate of infection among train passengers, the company would step up its efforts to enforce physical distancing among commuters, she said.Read also: COVID-19: Jakarta satellite cities insist on suspension of commuter line servicesKCI previously rolled out measures to prevent its customers from contracting COVID-19 by requiring that its passengers establish a “safe distance” from each other and cooperating with local police and military personnel to monitor 11 train stations, Anne said.“KCI is open to collaboration with the West Java administration and related municipalities […] to maximize physical distancing efforts,” she added.The number of commuter line passengers has plummeted 80 percent since Greater Jakarta imposed the PSBB. The company currently only serves up to 190 passengers per day in Bogor. Ridwan said he was concerned about the PSBB not being effective enough, as packed trains could transport the virus to other areas.“It means that crowded trains could move asymptomatic virus carriers [to other regions]. The PSBB could fail. We have reported the cases to the [COVID-19] task force and the Transportation Ministry,” he said.Train operator PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia (KCI) spokesperson Anne Purba confirmed that the company carried out swab tests on 325 passengers at Bogor Station in West Java last Monday. Of those tested, the results came back positive for three people, she said.“The results are in line with what the West Java Governor said, that three people or less than 1 percent of [commuters] tested positive,” Anne said in a statement on Sunday, adding that the confirmed cases were asymptomatic.center_img At least three passengers of the Greater Jakarta commuter line have tested positive for COVID-19 amid large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), raising concerns over transmission of the respiratory disease on public transportation.West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil wrote on his official Twitter page that three commuters who traveled to Jakarta from Bogor, West Java, tested positive for the coronavirus disease.“Three of 325 passengers aboard the Bogor-Jakarta train that we tested using PCR [polymerase chain reaction] test swabs tested positive for COVID-19,” @ridwankamil tweeted on Sunday.3 positif covid dari 325 penumpang KRL Bogor-Jakarta yg kami sampling dgn test swab PCR. Ini artinya KRL yg masih padat bisa menjadi transportasi OTG pembawa virus. PSBB bisa gagal. Sdh dilaporkan ke gugus tugas pusat & kemenhub. Semoga ada respon terukur dari pihak operator KRL.— ridwan kamil (@ridwankamil) May 3, 2020last_img read more

Suns surprised players with family member introductions

first_imgDevin Booker was introduced by Suns fan Jenna Warren. She and Booker have developed a close bond after the NBA star invited Warren to accompany him to New York City for the 2016 NBA Draft Lottery.Hopefully, other NBA teams will catch on this idea. It’s the kind of content we need in 2020. I’m not crying… you areWe surprised the team with starting lineups announced by their families at home 💜🧡— 7-0 (@Suns) August 11, 2020MORE: How to become a virtual fan, land on video board during 2020 NBA restart The Suns delivered a heart-warming moment Tuesday when the team surprised their players by having family members announce them in the starting lineup.Like all the other teams inside the NBA’s bubble, Phoenix players have been away from their loved ones, making this moment even more special.last_img read more

first_imgMLB revised its 2020 regular season to 60 games because of the global COVID-19 outbreak. The campaign is now slated to run from July 23 through Sept. 27.The Blue Jays, Canada’s lone MLB club, will be playing all 60 of their games outside Canada. The federal government in Ottawa denied the club permission to play at Rogers Centre over concerns about frequent cross-border travel between Canada and the U.S.  Here is the Blue Jays’ full revised 2020 regular-season schedule, with dates, opponents and game times.Blue Jays 2020 schedule: Matchups, times, resultsDATEOPPONENTRESULT/TIMEJuly 24at RaysW, 6-3July 25at RaysL, 4-1July 26at RaysL, 6-5July 27at NationalsW, 4-1July 28at NationalsW, 5-1July 29at Nationals*L, 4-0 (10)July 30at Nationals*L, 6-4July 31at Phillies*PostponedAug. 1at Phillies*PostponedAug. 2at Phillies*PostponedAug. 4at BravesL, 10-1Aug. 5at BravesW, 2-1Aug. 6at BravesL, 4-3Aug. 7at Red SoxL, 5-3Aug. 8at Red SoxW, 2-1Aug. 9at Red SoxL, 5-3Aug. 11vs. MarlinsW, 5-4 (10)Aug. 12vs. Marlins6:37 p.m.Aug. 14vs. Rays6:37 p.m.Aug. 15vs. Rays6:37 p.m.Aug. 16vs. Rays3:07 p.m.Aug. 17at Orioles7:35 p.m.Aug. 18at Orioles7:35 p.m.Aug. 19at Orioles1:05 p.m.Aug. 20vs. Phillies (2)1:05 p.m.Aug. 21at Rays6:40 p.m.Aug. 22at Rays6:40 p.m.Aug. 23at Rays1:10 p.m.Aug. 24at Rays3:10 p.m.Aug. 25vs. Red Sox6:37 p.m.Aug. 26vs. Red Sox6:37 p.m.Aug. 27vs. Red Sox6:37 p.m.Aug. 28vs. Orioles6:37 p.m.Aug. 29vs. Orioles6:37 p.m.Aug. 30vs. Orioles3:07 p.m.Aug. 31vs. Orioles2:07 p.m.Sept. 1at Marlins6:40 p.m.Sept. 2at Marlins6:40 p.m.Sept. 3at Red Sox7:30 p.m.Sept. 4at Red Sox7:30 p.m.Sept. 5at Red Sox7:30 p.m.Sept. 6at Red Sox1:35 p.m.Sept. 7vs. Yankees6:37 p.m.Sept. 8vs. Yankees6:37 p.m.Sept. 9vs. Yankees6:37 p.m.Sept. 11vs. Mets6:37 p.m.Sept. 12vs. Mets6:37 p.m.Sept. 13vs. Mets3:07 p.m.Sept. 15at Yankees7:05 p.m.Sept. 16at Yankees7:05 p.m.Sept. 17at Yankees7:05 p.m.Sept. 18at Phillies (2)**4:05 p.m.Sept. 19at Phillies6:05 p.m.Sept. 20at PhilliesTBDSept. 21vs. Yankees6:37 p.m.Sept. 22vs. Yankees6:37 p.m.Sept. 23vs. Yankees6:37 p.m.Sept. 24vs. Yankees6:37 p.m.Sept. 25vs. Orioles6:37 p.m.Sept. 26vs. Orioles6:37 p.m.Sept. 27vs. Orioles3:07 p.m.* The Blue Jays will be designated as the home team.** The Blue Jays will be designated as the home team in Game 1. Where Toronto will play its designated home games finally became clear the day of its July 24 season opener and a less than a week before its July 29 “home” opener. The club announced that it will play the majority of its home games at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, N.Y., the home of the Jays’ Triple-A affiliate.Blue Jays To Stage Majority Of 2020 Home Games In Buffalo.— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) July 24, 2020The Jays announced two days later that their first “home” game will be Aug. 11 vs. the Marlins.Here’s your revised 2020 #BlueJays schedule.To accommodate necessary infrastructure modifications at Sahlen Field, we will play our first scheduled homestand on the road.— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) July 26, 2020The club had worked out an agreement with the Pirates to play at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, only to have the state of Pennsylvania deny it entry.As for the schedule itself: The Jays will face the other teams in the AL East (40 games total) and all five teams in the NL East (20 games) under the new format. That means there will be precious few breathers for a team that’s still in the developmental stage even though it added multiple veteran starting pitchers in the offseason (Hyun-Jin Ryu, Tanner Roark, Chase Anderson).MORE: Yankees, Dodgers listed as World Series betting favoriteslast_img read more