Third Indonesian dies from COVID-19 abroad

first_imgThe Singaporean Health Ministry reported last month the country’s first deaths from COVID-19, including an Indonesian national identified as Case 212.The patient, a 64-year-old Indonesian man, had been admitted in critical condition to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) intensive care unit on March 13, after arriving from Indonesia on the same day. He tested positive for COVID-19 the next day.The second COVID-19 death of an Indonesian abroad was announced Monday by the Indonesian Foreign Ministry.“A female Indonesian citizen has died in the UK,” ministry spokesperson Teuku Faizasyah said without going into detail on the case.As of Wednesday, at least 138 Indonesian citizens in 20 foreign territories have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Foreign Ministry.Topics : Malaysian health authorities have reported the death of an Indonesian national as a result of COVID-19 in Malaysia on Tuesday.According to the Malaysian Health Ministry, the deceased patient was a 40-year-old man identified as Case 1,275 in the country’s record of COVID-19 patients. It was also the 41st death in Malaysia.In a statement issued on Wednesday, the ministry said the patient had been undergoing treatment at Sarawak General Hospital since March 20 prior to his death on Tuesday. The Indonesian Consulate General in Kuching told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday that the patient was a professor at the University of Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). “It’s not an imported case as he works here [in Kuching].”Unlike many other COVID-19-related deaths, which are cases of comorbidity, the consulate general claimed the man died only from the coronavirus disease.His death marks the third among Indonesians abroad.Read also: Japan “on the brink” as it struggles to hold back coronaviruslast_img read more

Karl Chevrolet, Karl Performance continue generous contingency programs with IMCA

first_imgANKENY, Iowa – Karl Chevrolet and Karl Performance continue prominent contingency award programs benefitting IMCA drivers in all divisions.Karl Chevrolet, the new and pre-owned automotive dealership located in Ankeny, returns as title sponsor for the Northern SportMod division and furnishes a portion of the $5,000 point fund to be paid to top 10 drivers in final national point standings. All Northern and Southern SportMod drivers are required to display two Karl decals on their race car to be eligible for point fund checks, which will be presented during the national awards banquet in November or mailed beginning the following week from the IMCA home office.Karl Chevrolet also gives $50 gift cards to IMCA drivers winning track championships while competing exclusively with crate engines.Those cards can be applied toward the purchase of any 602 crate accessories by Hobby Stock and SportMod recipients or any 604 crate accessories by Modified recipients. Sign-up forms must be mailed by Aug. 1 for crate drivers to be eligible for those prizes. Karl Performance, the Des Moines-based engine builder, Victory Chassis manufacturer and high performance parts retailer, is back as sponsor of the heat winner decal program.Decals will be given to heat winners in all IMCA divisions at sanctioned events. Drivers winning at least 10 heat races and providing a photo of their car showing the affixed decals will receive a $50 product certificate. Karl is also part of national decal programs for Hobby Stocks. More information is available at the www.karlchevrolet.biz or www.karlperformance.com websites. Details about Karl Chevrolet and Karl Performance awards to be given during the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s this September is to be announced.“Karl has really been instrumental in the development of each IMCA division in one way or another and that solid support is evident in 2014 through each of these contingency programs,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder said. “We’ll have more big news to announce through our partnership with Karl as we head through the summer.” Karl Chevrolet is in its ninth season as a marketing partner with IMCA, Karl Performance its 16th.last_img read more