Negrense Zubiri extends self-quarantine to 21 days

first_imgMANILA –Negrense senator Juan Miguel Zubiri, who tested positive for the coronavirusdisease 2019 (COVID-19) last week, has decided to extend his self-quarantineperiod. He added the heis now feeling better. The last times he experienced symptoms of the COVID-19were on March 11 and 12.  “I am on my 16th day of isolation (on March 27) but I have decided to extend it to 21 days just to be absolutely sure that I no longer have any symptoms,” says Negrense Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri on his status about the coronavirus disease 2019. He was the first Filipino senator to have tested positive for the virus. POLITICS.COM.PH “I am onmy 16th day of isolation (on March 27) but I have decided to extend it to 21days just to be absolutely sure that I no longer have any symptoms,”Zubiri said. The senator,who wails from Kabankalan City in Negros Occidental, said in a statement onMarch 27 that he opted to lengthen his self-quarantine to 21 days just to makesure that he is free of the virus. Zubiri was thefirst Philippine senator to have tested positive for the COVID-19. He isrequired to undergo two more tests with negative results to be deemed as arecovered patient. His fellowSenators Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angaraalso tested positive for the virus earlier this week./PNlast_img read more

UNC-Asheville looks to sweep Longwood

first_imgFor more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, February 12, 2020 SAVVY SENIORS: Longwood’s Shabooty Phillips, JaShaun Smith and Jaylon Wilson have combined to account for 42 percent of the team’s scoring this season, including 41 percent of all Lancers points over the last five games.SHABOOTY CAN SHOOT: Phillips has connected on 33.1 percent of the 121 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 4 for 14 over the last three games. He’s also converted 82.1 percent of his foul shots this season.WINLESS WHEN: UNC-Asheville is 0-7 this year when it scores 70 points or fewer and 10-6 when it scores at least 71.UNBEATEN WHEN: UNC-Asheville is a perfect 5-0 when the team records at least 12 offensive rebounds. The Bulldogs are 5-13 this season when they fail to reach that mark.DID YOU KNOW: The UNC-Asheville defense has forced opponents into turnovers on an impressive 24.4 percent of all possessions, which is the 15th-highest rate in the country. Longwood has turned the ball over on 20.5 percent of its possessions (ranked 274th among Division I teams).___ Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditLongwood (10-16, 5-8) vs. UNC-Asheville (10-13, 4-8)Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina; Thursday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: UNC-Asheville goes for the season sweep over Longwood after winning the previous matchup in Farmville. The teams last faced each other on Jan. 20, when the Bulldogs outshot Longwood 43.5 percent to 40.4 percent and recorded six fewer turnovers en route to a 71-66 victory.center_img UNC-Asheville looks to sweep Longwood Associated Press last_img read more