Targeted COVID-19 testing in Guimaras expands

first_imgMeanwhile, 81 Guimarasnons undergoing dialysis and chemotherapy treatment in the City of Iloilo have undergone RT-PCR test and are now awaiting the results. The provincial government of Guimaras has purchased RT-PCR and rapid diagnostics tests worth P8.8 million./PN Medical technologists from Dr. Catalino Gallego Nava Provincial Hospital, Buenavista Emergency Hospital and Nueva Valencia District Hospital underwent training on the proper collection and transport of specimen before they were deployed. An orientation on the use of the rapid diagnostic kits was also conducted. The frontliners, dialysis and chemotherapy patients and close contacts of COVID-19 patients were being tested first. The tests yielded negative results. ILOILO – The provincial government of Guimaras has expanded its targeted testing in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Kinahanglan naton makasigurado nga hilway ang probinsiya sang Guimaras sa COVID-19. One way of doing this is ipa-test naton ang aton mga frontliners. Sila ang mga vulnerable, nagataya sang ila kabuhi para masiguro nga hilway sa virus ang aton probinsiya paagi sa pagbantay sa aton mga ports of entry,” said Gov. Samuel Gumarin. A total of 314 frontline workers from the provincial government of Guimaras, Philippine National Police, Philippine Coast Guard, and Department of Health have been tested. The expanded testing is a combination of the reverse transcription – polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and rapid diagnostic tests. Guimaras policemen wait for their turn to be tested. The provincial government of Guimaras has expanded its targeted testing in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GUIMARAS CAPITOLlast_img read more

Guti supports Casillas

first_imgIt has not been the only time that Gutierrez has been wet by the candidacy of his former partner, since last month also had positive words for it. “If Casillas presented himself to the Federation, he would vote for him. Even for Madrid coach I would vote for him “, commented in lox microphones of the COPE chain, before Iker made the candidacy official. José María Gutiérrez got wet when he was questioned about the candidacy of Iker Casillas for the presidency of the RFEF. “It is a responsibility and a position for which I think he is qualified because he has played a lot for the Federation. It would be a good visible head, not only in Spain, but throughout the world.”, said the UD Almeria preparer in the first gathering of the season of the official radio station of the entity rojiblanca, UDA Radio.“I can’t vote for Iker Casillas, but he can bring his wisdom and peace of mind. He will do everything because he loves football and our country.”, also commented the coach of Torrejón de Ardoz about the candidacy of the former Real Madrid goalkeeper, where they both shared costumes until exercise 09-10, when the now coach left Madrid’s discipline.last_img read more

Football Receives 27 Commitments For 2017

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa — The Drake University football team has received commitments from 27 student-athletes to join the Bulldogs for the 2017 season, four-year head coach Rick Fox announced Wednesday to open the signing period.”This is a big day, an exciting day for Drake Football and Drake University. We’re welcoming 27 guys who made a commitment today to be a part of our football program and to be a part of Drake University and that’s a big deal. These are guys that are not only Division I caliber football players, they are also guys who are incredible students – as you need to be to come to Drake University. Men of character, guys who are going to go on to do great things with their lives and those are the kind of guys we recruit and that make up this class,” said Fox. 2017 Drake Football CommitmentsAlec Austin, DL, 6-4, 220, Fort Worth, Texas (Nolan Catholic)          Mark Bach, OL, 6-0, 249, Barrington, Ill. (Barrington)  Tyler Barrett, OL, 6-5, 260, Austin, Texas (Lake Travis)          Bryce Bemer, DB, 5-11, 157, Mechanicsville, Iowa (North Cedar)Brady Bjorkman, WR, 6-1, 195, San Juan Capistrano, Calif. (San Juan Hills)      Max Duchow, QB/ATH, 6-1, 184, Wales, Wis. (Kettle Moraine)        Dawson Evans, DB, 5-11, 192, Edmond, Okla. (Heritage Hall)        Armando Fitz Jr., LB, 6-1, 225, Fort Worth, Texas (Fort Worth Christian)    Zachary Genrich, WR, 5-11, 195, Mukwonago, Wis. (Mukwonago)Grant Gossling, H-Back, 6-0, 217, Johnston, Iowa (Johnston)          Joseph Harkins, ATH, 6-3, 210, Earlham, Iowa (Earlham Community)      Corden Harrington, DB, 6-2, 170, Coweta, Okla. (Coweta)  Braeden Hartwig, RB, 5-10, 191, Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln Southwest)          Max Johnson, DL, 6-3, 245, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Xavier)    Ryan Kriceri, TE, 6-2, 200, Aurora, Ill. (Metea Valley)Will Kulick, LB, 6-3, 230, Aurora, Colo. (Regis Jesuit)Noah Larson, DB, 6-2, 190, Winterset, Iowa (Winterset)        Ryan Lieb, OL, 6-5, 265, Deerfield, Ill. (Deerfield)      Jorin McGuire, OL, 6-4, 295, Muskego, Wis. (Muskego)        Ben Nienhuis, QB, 6-2, 200, Oconomowoc, Wis. (Oconomowoc)    Jeran Proctor, DB, 5-11, 166, Johnston, Iowa (Johnston)      Jacob Richard, DL, 6-3, 215, Champaign, Ill. (St. Thomas More)    Cross Robinson, RB, 6-0, 205, Naperville, Ill. (Naperville North)    Alex Rogers, DB, 6-1, 185, Racine, Wis. (Case)Terry Saul III, DB, 5-10, 170, Bettendorf, Iowa (Pleasant Valley)      Andrew Shafis, LB, 6-2, 199, Mount Prospect, Ill. (Prospect)Dalton Taylor, WR, 6-6, 220, Columbus, Neb. (Scotus Central Catholic)    The 27 student-athletes that will continue their academic and athletic careers hail from those eight states, including California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin. Fourteen of the newcomers are projected as offensive players while 13 are defenders.”These are the kind of young men that saw what was most important in the decision in terms of the impact it would have on their lives in the long run. Both in their involvement in our football program as well as the education their going to get at Drake University and I’m excited about coaching them in the future,” said Fox.  The 2017 commitments join a program that has laid claim to two of the last six Pioneer Football League championships. The Bulldogs are slated to return eight all-PFL selections from the 2016 season in which the team posted a 7-4 record and finished third in the PFL with a 6-2 mark.center_img Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more