Italy’s industrial production tumbled nearly 30 percent in March as the country shuttered many businesses to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, the nation’s statistics agency said Monday.Production fell by 28.4 percent compared to February using seasonally adjusted figures and by 29.3 percent compared to March 2019 adjusting for the different number of working days, Istat said.Italy, home to the eurozone’s third-largest economy, has been hard-hit with almost 30,000 deaths due to the virus, with the economy shrinking 4.7 percent in the first quarter compared to a eurozone average of 3.8 percent.Italy was the first country in Europe to be hit by the pandemic, with the March industrial production figures impacted by a nationwide lockdown imposed from March 10 and all non-essential production being shut down since March 22, essentially paralysing the economy.Topics :
However, Boca Raton Mayor Scott Singer later clarified that there are no plans at this time to issue citations to anyone who does not follow the recommendations.Other municipalities in South Florida, particularly in hard-hit Miami-Dade County, are now requiring everyone to wear face coverings inside businesses like grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurants.Within Palm Beach County, Delray Beach and Boca Raton are among the municipalities with the most COVID-19 cases. Two cities in south Palm Beach County announced Thursday afternoon that they are recommending their residents and visitors wear face masks in public, in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus.Boca Raton and Delray Beach took the precautionary steps within hours of each other.The actions come after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines this week and recommended that people wear “cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.”The Boca Raton executive order adds that people should not use surgical masks or N95-rated masks, which are “critical supplies for health care workers, police, fire, emergency management, or other persons engaged in life and safety activities.” Chrissy Gibson, the communications and marketing manager Boca Raton, says if people defy an emergency order with a mandate, authorities could issue a “notice to appear” in court.If a judge determines the person was violating the order intentionally, the individual could be charged with a second-degree misdemeanor, Gibson adds.
England Golf is today pleased to confirm that threeball and fourball play can re-commence from Monday 1 JuneIt remains our recommendation for a minimum 10-minute interval between tee times.Clubs may choose to run competitions provided social distancing and safety regulations can be strictly observed at all times. Tags: Coronavirus Full statement from UK golf bodiesTHE latest UK government adjustment of lockdown conditions now permits golf clubs in England to re-introduce the fourball format from Monday 1 June.As part of a phased return to play, up to four golfers from four separate households may now play together in one single group from the above date.For coaching in England, the impact of these changes remains unclear. The PGA are working in collaboration with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf to seek confirmation. Further guidance will be communicated once clarity can be provided.Please note it is essential that golfers continue to strictly observe social distancing and safety regulations relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.All other industry guidelines pertaining to the playing of the game remain unchanged from those issued ahead golf’s phase one return on 13 May.While COVID-19 remains a live threat in our communities, we would ask everyone involved in the game to act responsibly, show respect and protect the wellbeing of golfers, staff and volunteers. **The following organisations have come together to help golf in the UK during the COVID-19 crisis and, through the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf, to work with Government to promote safe golf:American Golf; The Belfry; the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association; the British Golf Industry Association; England Golf; the Golf Club Managers’ Association; Golf Ireland; the Golfing Union of Ireland; the Irish Ladies’ Golf Union; IMG; The Professional Golfers’ Association; PING; The R&A; Scottish Golf; Syngenta; the UK Golf Federation; Wales Golf. 29 May 2020 Three and fourball play to re-commence from 1 June
:10 Please… stop worrying. If you think the NFL owners and players are going to stop playing football with a $10 billion plus profit, you’re as crazy as Charlie Sheen.:09 Speaking of Charlie Sheen, you tell me what Black actor would be allowed to get away with the things he’s done. NOBODY THAT’S WHO!! BILL NEAL :08 Hines Ward on “Dancing with the Stars.” I am okay with it, but I can’t see him winning. Look for Sugar Ray Leonard to take the trophy. He’s serious about winning. (Oh shut-up…you know you watch the show with all those half naked women.) Besides, if it’s okay for Emmitt Smith, Jason Taylor, and Jerry Rice, it’s okay for ME!:07 “The New” Connie Hawkins Youth Development League is now taking rosters for middle school boys and girls teams for summer league play. Competition begins June 5. Call the Champions for more information at 412-628-4856.:06 Hey, It’s baseball season, the Pirates are going to start playing soon…. Yea!!:05 I am sorry but I just have to say this and then I’ll let it go. We should have won the Super Bowl. You and I both know the best team didn’t win. WE WILL RETURN!!:04 Look, I hate the Heat as much as the next guy. Don’t ask me why, I just do. But the 20 point let-up loss to Orlando was more about focus than anything else. They thought the game was over at the half. But Boston still wins the East…and I HATE THEM TOO!!:03 By now, I am sure you did what I asked you to do and sent a congratulations note to our home grown basketball star DeJuan Blair. Now I want you to do the same thing with “D.J.” Kennedy at St. John’s University. Now in his senior year, “D.J.” is leading his team to NCAA Sweet Sixteen possibilities after upsetting six nationally ranked top ten teams.:02 In case you don’t know or maybe growing old like “Butchie” sitting up at the East Hills Giant Eagle, “D.J.” got his talents from one of the city’s all time great guards, his dad… David “Puffy” Kennedy, also a Schenley Spartan and great player at Cincinnati University. Pound for pound, he was as tough and as good as anybody, and yes he is a deserving member of the Top Ten Point Guards of all time out of Pittsburgh.:01 While I am back to that list, you better add Jeffery “Whitemouse” Hutchinson to the top ten guards list and he could make the top ten slam dunk list too. (Did I mention “Mouse” was maybe 5’10’’…and he would dunk on ya!!DOUBLE OVERTIME:00 Don’t miss the Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Public Service Awards, March 24, at the Allegheny County Court House, honoring our local heroes…our public servants that serve and protect us each and every day. If you know a hero that should be honored, call me at 412-628-4856.GAME OVER