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Broome County breaks record for highest number of virus cases reported

first_img(WBNG) — Broome County reported 50 more COVID-19 cases on Thursday from Wednesday, bringing the county total to 243 active cases. This is the highest number of cases ever recorded for the county. He also said over 1,000 county residents are in quarantine. 104 of those cases are located in Binghamton. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar tweeted Thursday that the county was training more contact tracers to manage the recent spike in cases. To see where cases are located in the county, click here. The number of people hospitalized did not see an increase. That number remained at eight from Wednesday into Thursday. In his Wednesday news conference, Garnar said the rise in cases is tied to bars and restaurants on the west side of Bingamton.last_img read more

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Women in Sports:   ‘This Girl Can’ campaign for re-launch Friday

first_img Loading… New research from Sport England found that 63 per cent of women feel seeing slim, toned bodies on social media sites has a negative effect on them. “‘This Girl Can’ is about helping women feel confident, so they can overcome the fears about being judged that our research showed was stopping many from getting active,” O’Keefe said. Sport England’s director of insigh tLisa O’Keefe “Since we launched five years ago, we’re seeing more relatable images in advertising and social media, but there’s a long way to go until women’s lives are being shown in a realistic way. Read AlsoUnder fire Federer to donate to Australia bushfires appeal “We’ve designed the new adverts to show things we’re still not seeing – women using exercise to manage period symptoms or juggling motherhood all while celebrating women of all shapes, sizes, abilities and backgrounds. Promoted ContentA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?The Best Cars Of All TimeYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Mind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It Appeared10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksThis Nation Is Almost Impossible To Invade Sports England campaign at getting more Women to engage in sports on one hand and appreciate their bodies on the other, is to be re-launched on national television on Friday. The project dubbed “This Girl Can’ was first launched in five years ago and the governing body reports that 3.5 million women  have become involved in sports of physical activity as a result. It further reports however   that 40 per cent of women aged over 16 are still not active enough to get the full benefits of sport and physical activity. Very Active British number one Johanna Konta Lisa O’Keefe, Sport England’s director of insight, says the campaign is once again trying to encourage women that they do not need to be ‘in shape’ or confident in their body in order to take part.Advertisement FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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Tipp footballers suffer defeat to Cork

first_imgMeanwhile Limerick were 2-13 to 2-9 victors over Clare. Liam Kearns side went down 2-22 to 1-10 against Cork in Templetuohy.Rockwell Rovers clubman Alan Moloney provided the Premier’s goal in the encounter under lights last night.Speaking to Tipp FM’s Stephen Gleeson after the match Tipp manager Liam Kearns praised the work rate of new players under difficult conditions last_img

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FC Fassell’s Fate Hangs in a Balance

first_imgNewly 1st division club and tournament favorite FC Fassell could be among the casualties as the preliminary rounds of Coca-Cola Big Eight (8) Tournament concludes today.A 2-2 draw against Aries FC on Monday at the Blue Field in the ongoing pre-season tourney has placed a question mark over FC Fassell’s future in the Group B stage.Coach Matthew Julutweh’s men is expected today to host Darling Club, IE in the opening derby, knowing that a draw – let alone a defeat – is no longer an option against Papa Kamara’s men.IE is expected to look for at least a draw to crossover to the semi finals, while FC Fassell want a victory and at least 3-0 to march on.In the second match, group leader NPA Anchor is also looking for a draw against Aries FC but mostly a win to maintain on top.Aries FC, who also has one point desperately, needs a win with more goals to overcome runner-up IE (if IE draw).However, with FC Fassell battling not to bow out of the Coca-Cola Tourney; LISCR, Nimba and Barrolle are fighting to grab the second place.Group B leader BYC is clearly in the semi finals with 9 points having narrowly whipped LISCR FC 1-0 yesterday.The Gardnersville based team – LISCR FC still sits on the table with 2 points and hoping for a nil draw to qualify.   But a win for either side, Barrolle or Nimba United joins BYC to represent Group A in the Semi finals.Meanwhile, the technical staff of FC Fassell headed by Coach Matthew Saygba Julutweh is expected to be sacked having drawn with Aries FC 2-2 on Monday.The 34-year-old was warned of losing his job along with his deputy, physical and goalkeeper trainer and team manager if he failed to win the highly contested tournament over a dishonorable 4-0 defeat by NPA ‘Ruthless’ Anchors on Saturday.In a letter dated May 2, FC Fassell President Reginald K. Nagbe said their performance against NPA was very discouraging and humiliating despite early preparation and the entire technical staff would be sacked if they don’t win the remaining two games.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more