Five percent of Indonesia’s COVID-19 cases are children: Ministry

first_imgThe ministry was therefore devising a protocol for implementing the so-called new normal at schools to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus among children, Ciput said.Read also: 22-month old baby in N. Sulawesi may be Indonesia’s youngest COVID-19 related deathAs of Thursday afternoon, Indonesia has recorded 24,538 COVID-19 cases nationwide, 1,496 of which have turned fatal. Based on the ministry’s statement, that would mean roughly 1,200 children are infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the country.The Indonesian Pediatricians Association (IDAI) previously revealed that at least 584 children in Indonesia had tested positive for COVID-19, 14 of whom had died of the disease.Meanwhile, up to 3,324 children have been classified under the PDP status, which refers to people with COVID-19 symptoms who have not been confirmed as having the illness. As many as 129 of them have died.”We retrieved the data on May 18,” IDAI chairman Aman Bhakti Pulungan told kompas.com last week.Topics : According to the Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry, around 5 percent of all people found to be COVID-19-positive in Indonesia are children below 17 years of age.”Normally, children’s immunity is lower than that of adults,” said the ministry’s deputy assistant for child protection in emergency situations and pornography, Ciput Eka Purwianti, on Thursday.According to the ministry’s preliminary analysis, many children are infected with the virus due to the lack of a clean and healthy lifestyle, indicators of which include frequently washing hands with clean water and soap, eating fruits and vegetables in sufficient amounts and doing physical activities on a daily basis.last_img read more

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Are you ready to export?

first_img••• Company: The Grocer Format: PDFLength: 7 pagesType: White Paper The Grocer may use your contact data to keep you informed of its products and services by email. You can withdraw your marketing consent at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in such email or by sending an email to dataprivacy@wrbm.com . More information on our processing can be found in our Privacy Notice . By submitting this form, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Privacy Notice .,Source center_img While many exported British products are aimed at European customers, a looming no-deal Brexit is causing many to look to new and emerging markets in the face of the uncertainty this is causing.The Grocer’s Guide To Export Services helps you discover more about the global opportunities for food & drink suppliers as well as the specialist organisations who can help you transform your international trade.Download this free report to find out more.The Grocer’s Guide To Export Services is an advertising supplement to The Grocer.last_img read more

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BLOG: Early Detection Helped Tom and Could Make the Difference for You, Too

first_imgBLOG: Early Detection Helped Tom and Could Make the Difference for You, Too Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf February 24, 2016 First Lady Frances Wolf,  The Blog Tom and I announced this morning that Tom has been diagnosed with a treatable form of prostate cancer.Tom’s doctors made the diagnosis after a regular checkup revealed abnormalities.We are very thankful that Tom’s doctors caught this cancer quickly and have worked to plan a treatment schedule that will address his medical issues and allow him to serve the people of Pennsylvania.You can learn more about prostate cancer and early detection from the Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Cancer Institute.Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. Early detection is important and promising research shows accurate screening tests and preventive measures should help reduce the risk of death from prostate cancer.The American Cancer Society recommends that starting at age 50, men should talk to a healthcare provider about the pros and cons of testing so they can decide if testing is the right choice for them.But early detection can help make other types of cancer and many diseases much more manageable for you and your family. Learn more about early detection of all types of cancer from the American Cancer Society.We encourage everyone in Pennsylvania to make sure you schedule regular checkups with their doctors and be aware of screening guidelines so early detection and treatment can be possible.Take a moment today to schedule a checkup with your doctor. It made a huge difference for our family – it could for you too.center_img By: First Lady Frances Wolf SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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