Topics : Previously, the Federation of Teachers Associations (FSGI) expressed concern that the reopening of schools would increase the risk of COVID-19 infections, especially after the group received reports that at least 180 teachers and students across the nations had tested positive for COVID-19.Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim has fended off criticism, saying that the policy was a necessary trade-off to maintain students’ spirit in a time of crisis. (trn) Read also: Education and Culture Minister denies school clusters linked to reopeningThe school reopenings in Sragen, according to Suwardi, was based on an agreement with parents, who are allowing their children to go back to school.Sragen regency has seen a surge in COVID-19 infections in the last two weeks, with 89 new confirmed cases, bringing the total tally in the regency to 208 cases out of the nationwide tally of 172,053 as of Sunday.Despite the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing, a poll by Cyrus Network in July suggested that the majority of respondents (80.2 percent of 1,230 respondents) were in favor of schools reopening. Sragen regency administration in Central Java will reopen 63 elementary and junior high schools in 20 districts on Monday despite increasing transmission of COVID-19 in the country.“What we can take away from the last simulation is that health protocols have been implemented very well in schools. However, because of the situation, face-to-face learning can only be applied in some schools,” Sragen administration secretary Tatag Prabawanto said on Monday.The head of Sragen’s education agency, Suwardi, said the agency had chosen three schools – state and private schools – in each district that would start conventional instruction in classrooms. For Sragen city district, however, only six schools would be permitted to reopen.
Cantlay, who now has two PGA Tour wins, finished the weekend 19 under. He had his best round Sunday, 8-under 64, to break away from the crowded field.”It feels great,” he said. “It’s been a while since I’ve won, almost a year and a half, and being able to win on this golf course, a golf course that I really like and in front of Jack [Nicklaus] and making that putt on the last hole, I can’t tell you how good it feels. Related News The Memorial Tournament: Martin Kaymer in lead, Adam Scott second Patrick Cantlay was close to winning in his last two starts.After two consecutive third-place finishes, Cantlay finally topped the leaderboard at the Memorial Tournament. Tiger Woods on Hank Haney’s suspension: ‘He got what he deserved’ “It validates my confidence that I can play with the best players in the world. Beating a field like this on a big golf course like this, this is very similar to a major championship set up.”Cantlay, 27, was bogey free in his final round and fired off eight birdies. He went on to card three straight pars on his final three holes, including his final putt to solidify his lead as there was still one group left on the course.He had to fend off the likes of Adam Scott and Martin Kaymer, who finished second (17 under) and third (15 under), respectively. Scott nearly caught up to Cantlay after three consecutive birdies on the 14th through 16th holes put him two strokes off the lead.Birdie at the 14th hole.Birdie at the 15th hole.Birdie at the 16th [email protected] is 2 back.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/NHwMEw55dd— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 2, 2019Scott was close to a birdie putt on the par-4 17th hole but the ball skirted just past the hole. He saved par but was unable to eagle 18. Scott matched his best finish of the season.This to move to 1 back with 1 to play … 😱 pic.twitter.com/JjWkyL6whF— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 2, 2019Kaymer, who was the 54-hole leader, fell down the leaderboard after his round was sullied with four bogeys.Kevin Streelman finished in fourth place (13 under), Marc Leishman in fifth (12 under) and Hideki Matsuyama dropped into sixth place (11 under). Jordan Spieth joined Jason Dufner in a tie for seventh place (10 under) and Tiger Woods highlighted the four-way tie for ninth place (9 under).Woods finished his final round 5-under 67.He opened the day with five birdies on the front nine, including back-to-back birdies on the 2nd and 3rd holes and again right before the turn on the 7th and 8th holes. Woods carded two more birdies on the back nine and a pair of bogeys to finish the day. “I played really well today. It was fun,” Woods said. “I hit the ball so crisp and so solid and I made some nice putts. … I had it rolling for a little bit.”The PGA Tour season will continue with the RBC Canadian Open followed by the U.S. Open beginning June 13. The Memorial Tournament: Tiger Woods saves best round for last, finishes 9 under