Formula E Champion Jean-Eric Vergne in visit to Sarajevo

first_imgFrom 28thto 30thNovember, a great promotion of Formula E is planned in the capital of BiH. As confirmed to news website, apart from the best Formula One driver in the world, Jean-Eric Vergne, who will present the Techeetah team bolid race car, Edmund Chu, the president of this team and the chairman of the Manchester City board of directors of the British football club, will visit Sarajevo as well.Chu stated that he is looking forward to arriving in Sarajevo where he will talk with Sarajevo mayor Abdulah Skaka on the possibilities of organizing a prestigious Formula E race in BiH’s capital.“I would like to see such a race in Sarajevo, an incredible city with a rich history. Sarajevo’s intentions to become ‘European Seoul’, the center of innovations, technology and excellence and the I-City in Europe, are the long-term ambition of my new associate Samir Ceric, a London based entrepreneur and a BiH investor, “Edmond Chu said.Samir Ceric from Sarajevo Sports International, the initiator of this idea, said that everything is ready for the arrival of a Formula One car in Sarajevo.“All of this is a continuation of the preparations for the organization of Formula E race. Together with Mayor Abdulah Skaka, in this way we show seriousness and strong support for the event that will bring great benefits to Sarajevo, “concluded Ceric.Chu will attend the fourth business conference “Reliability 2018” in Sarajevo, which will be held in Sarajevo’s Hotel Hills on 29th November.last_img read more

57% of Iowa’s COVID-19 deaths were residents of nursing homes

first_imgDES MOINES — Thousands of COVID-19 tests would have to be conducted before Iowa meets the goal set by the president’s coronavirus task force of testing all nursing home residents and staff in the next two weeks.Governor Reynolds said yesterday that 26,000 of the coronavirus tests conducted in the state since March were connected to long term care facilities.“Since May 1st, more than 9,000 tests have been sent to 94 facilities to test staff and residents,” Reynolds said. “Strike teams have been deployed to five counties to test more than 1300 long term employees across 40 facilities.”According to the governor, there’s been some testing of residents and staff in 95 percent of Iowa’s 444 nursing homes this spring. The most recent federal data shows more than 23,000 Iowans are residents of a certified nursing facility. According to Iowa Workforce Development 55,000 Iowans work in nursing and residential care facilities. If all are tested this month, that would be a total of 78,000 tests.After nearly 10 weeks of testing, the state just hit a total of 89,000 tests processed.State officials have confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks at nearly eight percent of the state’s nursing homes and 57 percent of the Iowans who have died of the virus were residents of a long term care facility.last_img read more