RTL.de: Istria, green dot on the European covid map

first_img “Given the fact that we are very close to Italy and that a large number of people from Istria go to work in Italy every day, we have been monitoring the situation in Italy since the beginning of February and preparing in time for the possible spread of the infection. As soon as the situation in Italy worsened, we immediately took appropriate measures that ultimately determined the entire course of the successful fight against Covid-19. Eight days before the national crisis team introduced protective measures, we have already restricted free movement in Istria, reduced the working hours of certain institutions and companies, introduced mandatory wearing of masks indoors and various other measures, thus preventing the full extent of the COVID pandemic. 19 “, The director of the Istrian Tourist Board, Denis Ivošević, told sea-help.eu, and reports RTL.de. This is a big step forward, because now the restriction of travel to a country will be transparent and automated, without political “games”, which is a prerequisite for the stability of tourism. After that Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs published on its website that only Istria in the heart of Europe stands out in green, now the same news is reported by the German media. Istria canceled all major events in the summer season, but developed some other concepts according to the epidemiological situation. “We have invested a lot to make the holiday safe for everyone involved. “, Ivosevic told the Süddeutsche Zeitung. As the German market is our main emitting market, and especially Istria, which, among other things, has cooperation with FC Bayern, such news is extremely positive. Regardless of the current situation and the tourist season, the situation in Istria throughout the summer, as now, is a big pledge for 2021 because Istria has justified the trust and proved that they are ready to react quickly, which gives great security to tourists. It is security and timely response to the emergency situation that will be the currency that will be sought in the second year. Just last week, an agreement was reached between the EU member states, which defined them common criteria to mark regions by the number of coronavirus infected. Based on the data provided by the Member States to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, a map of EU countries by different colors or zones (green, orange, red, gray) – and by regions, which is crucial. And that is why it is not surprising that the media focuses on Istria, because while other countries are introducing curfews and increasingly strict epidemiological measures, Istria is the only one of all countries and regions in green. center_img / / / AGREEMENT BETWEEN EU MEMBER STATES: DEFINED COMMON CRITERIA FOR MARKING REGIONS BY NUMBER OF CORONAVIRUS INFECTED At an early stage, Istria sought a regional approach to the restriction of free movement, ie to map epidemiologically and look at each county individually, both in Croatia and in the EU, and took epidemiological measures that citizens adhered to, both before and today. region with the least number of new cases, both in Croatia and in Europe. Source: RTL.de When the number of corona infections in Croatia increased in the summer, Istria reacted immediately. Wearing protective masks became mandatory in all stores, and hands had to be disinfected before entering the store. Only 15 customers were allowed to enter the supermarket on 100 square meters of retail space. For weekly outdoor markets, 20 visitors were allowed per 100 square meters of space, also with the obligatory wearing of masks. Likewise, public transport drivers were no longer allowed to transport people without masks. Special precautions were also applied on the beach, such as deckchairs that were widely spaced and regularly disinfected. It seems that tourists and residents of Istria behaved in an exemplary manner in order to preserve their small green oasis in the middle of the red crown pandemic, they conclude in the RTL report. last_img read more

Poland calls for EU summit on Belarus

first_imgA European official said consultations were underway ahead of a probable statement on the “very serious developments” in Belarus but warned it was “very difficult” to confirm reports from the country because of official restrictions and slow internet.Michel wrote on Twitter that “violence against protesters is not the answer”.”Freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, basic human rights must be upheld,” he said.Belarus borders Russia to the east, Ukraine to the south and EU member states Poland, Lithuania and Latvia to the north and west. In a joint statement on Sunday, Polish President Andrzej Duda and Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda had urged Belarus “to fully recognise and uphold basic democratic standards” including freedom of speech.”We are convinced that closer cooperation with the European Union is in the interest of Belarus… and stand ready to continue to provide further support to Belarus in deepening its relations with the united European family,” they wrote. Topics :center_img Poland on Monday called for an emergency European Union summit on the situation in Belarus after clashes in the night in Minsk over a disputed presidential election.”The authorities have used force against their citizens, who are demanding change in the country. We must support the Belarusian people in their quest for freedom,” Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in a statement.Morawiecki said he had written to European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and EU Council President Charles Michel with the request for a summit.last_img read more

Anthony Joshua fires warning, says he’ll knockout Deontay Wilder in 6 rounds

first_img SUBSCRIBE TO US First Published: 3rd January, 2020 16:00 IST Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020 16:00 IST Anthony Joshua Fires Warning, Says He’ll Knockout Deontay Wilder In 6 Rounds Anthony Joshua believes that he can take out Deontay Wilder by knocking him out within six rounds of their fight. Know what Anthony Joshua has to say. Raj Sarkar FOLLOW US Anthony Joshua’s 2019 was definitely a roller-coaster ride. The British Heavyweight faced the first and only loss of his career till date against Andy Ruiz Jr in June 2019. Well, he managed to bounce back on December 7 by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr in an epic re-match and got back the WBA (super), WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight titles around his waist. Now, the British champion has his eyes set over WBC Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. Anthony Joshua is confident that he would knock out Deontay Wilder within seven rounds of their fight. Written Bycenter_img WATCH US LIVE Also Read | ‘Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder Would’ve Excelled In My Time’: George ForemanRight now, Anthony Joshua is out of a potential opponent. The winner of Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 will be a worthy opponent for Joshua. Either Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder will get their hands on the WBC Heavyweight title after February 22. Anthony Joshua might hop in to unify all the heavyweight world titles. Also Read  | Anthony Joshua Tagged As The Biggest HYPOCRITE Of Boxing Universe By Former RivalAlso Read | Andy Ruiz Jr Blames His Diet For His Loss Against Anthony Joshua At ‘Clash On The Dunes’ Also Read | Boxing: Anthony Joshua Regrets Wanting To Spar With Tyson FuryBoxing: Anthony Joshua claims to knock out Deontay WilderDespite having several verbal tussles, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder have never locked their horns inside a boxing ring. It keeps the question alive – who is the best knockout specialist of this era? Anthony Joshua has been in 24 professional bouts out of which he has won 23 fights (21 knockouts). Deontay Wilder is still undefeated with 41 wins (40 knockouts) in 42 fights fought. The WBC Champion is slated to defend his title against Tyson Fury on February 22. In an interview with Sky Sports, Anthony Joshua said, “He (Deontay Wilder) would not be there to do that in the seventh round. I would go in to knock him (Deontay Wilder) out. It’s heavyweight against heavyweight, champion against champion. I have got to go in there and take him out. Don’t let him get too comfortable with me.” LIVE TV COMMENTlast_img read more

Drunken mother arrested after concocting tale that daughter was kidnapped

A Palm Beach County woman was arrested Sunday after she admitted to police she made up a kidnapping story to cover up the fact that she had been drinking and was too drunk remember where her daughter was, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has reported.An Amber Alert for Natly Irias, 6, was issued Saturday after her mother, Maria Irias, said a man offered to give the pair a ride home from a store and drove off with the child in the car when they reached the house, deputies said. Irias later admitted to deputies that her daughter had not been kidnapped at a store, but that she’d been drinking and couldn’t remember her whereabouts. Shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday, sheriff’s spokeswoman Teri Barbera said Natly had been found.Irias was arrested on charges of child neglect and filing a false report of a non-existent crime. read more