Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York MTA police are investigating the death of an unidentified male who was struck and killed by a train at the Long Island Rail Road’s Amityville station, the LIRR said. The victim was standing on the platform moments before he was struck by a Montauk-bound train at 12:45 p.m., LIRR spokesman Aaron Donovan said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The train involved in the incident left the Jamaica station at 12:10 p.m. and was due to arrive in Montauk at 3 p.m. Several trains have been delayed due to the incident. Service restored between Seaford and Babylon. Trains continue to bypass Amityville as police investigate the incident.— LIRR (@LIRR) February 28, 2015MTA police have yet to identify the victim.
A joint team comprising staff from the city’s health and manpower agencies has been formed to monitor the health of hundreds of Chinese workers in Batam, Riau Islands as a precautionary measure in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Chinese workers that have just arrived at Batam will also undergo a 14-day isolation period before being allowed to return to work.Batam Manpower Agency head Rudi Syakyakirti said the joint team had visited the workers’ lodgings and factories on Wednesday. The manpower agency recorded that more than 100 Chinese workers in Batam between January and February.Rudy said health officials had also carried out medical checks on the workers when they first arrived in Batam and that all of the were found to be healthy at the time.“They are all under being monitored because they entered Batam right after the coronavirus outbreak started in their homeland,” Rudi said. “The results of our field observations so far is that none of the Chinese workers are showing any coronavirus symptoms.” (hol)Topics :