• Glenn Wilson
    January 18, 2021
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  • Glenn Wilson
    January 18, 2021
    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 4 new deaths, 13 new cases, 146 confirmed active cases, 2,468 - 4,790 estimated active cases.
    • GTO: 27 new deaths, 567 new cases.
    • MEX: 463 new deaths, 11,170 new cases.

    SMA: 112 deaths, 1,876 confirmed, 41 suspected, 1,618 recovered.
    SMA: 108 deaths, 1,863 confirmed, 53 suspected, 1,598 recovered (previous).
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    SMA New cases, active cases, 7 day moving averages, and estimated active cases: Google Spreadsheet.
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    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    Confirmed active cases = confirmed cases - deaths - recovered.

    If a city gave out 13 speeding tickets one day, no one would think that was all of the speeders. The tickets represent just the ones that got caught. Think of covid confirmed cases in the same way as speeding tickets. It's not all of the infections, it is just the ones that got caught. The real numbers are 'significantly higher.'

    Understanding Mexico's Covid Statistics. We are in the middle of a pandemic in one of the hardest-hit countries in the world. The confirmed cases represent a small percent of actual infections, so "don't let your guard down."

    Methodology for Calculating Estimated Active Cases of Covid for SMA.

    “If you don’t take care of yourself we are going to lock you up before they lock us all up. ... The next three months will be terrible in terms of infections and deaths. Remember that difficult days are coming,” Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal said.
    Atención San Miguel. Nov 20, 2020.

    "The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases." Reuters.

    SMA Covid deaths details from last 1 week (if any) Google search.

    GTO: 6,791 deaths, 96,162 confirmed, 2,508 suspected.
    GTO: 6,764 deaths, 95,595 confirmed, 6,724 suspected (previous).
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    GTO New cases, active cases and 7 day moving averages: Google Spreadsheet.
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    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
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    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Worldometer
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    Note that these Worldometer graphs are one day behind the reported data.

    MEX: 1,641,428 cases and 140,704 deaths (click for latest).
    MEX: 1,630,258 cases and 140,241 deaths (previous).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

    Johns Hopkins
    Mexico | World (click for latest).
    ~~~~~
    Covid data comparisons ("New" cases, etc) are between the two most recent official reports. Official SMA and GTO data is released in the early afternoon (sometime after 2 pm) and Official Mexico data is released in the evening.
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  • Glenn Wilson
    January 17, 2021
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    Don Day wrote: “Welcome home”, said the woman in the monogrammed mask, as we walked through the glass doors into Kenten’s S.M.A.

    “Welcome home”, I thought. Do I know this woman? Have I been here before? How drunk was I?

    It was almost two hours later, heading out through those same glass doors, before I really got it. Kenten’s is about comfort, about companionship, about casual, about camaraderie. By the time you leave, you’re family.

    Continue at Don Day in SMA: This KFC ain’t like that KFC. More #DonDay.

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  • Glenn Wilson
    January 17, 2021
    GTO: New record of 3,329 new cases* registered in one day.

    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 28 new cases, 157 confirmed active cases, 2,542 - 4,927 estimated active cases.
    • GTO: 52 new deaths, 3,329 new cases. *
    • MEX: 1,219 new deaths, 20,523 new cases.

    * With 2,500 'out of date' cases, Guanajuato registers 3,329 infections of COVID-19 in one day (sp) | English.

    SMA: 108 deaths, 1,863 confirmed, 53 suspected, 1,598 recovered.
    SMA: 108 deaths, 1,835 confirmed, 38 suspected, 1,589 recovered (previous).
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    SMA New cases, active cases, 7 day moving averages, and estimated active cases: Google Spreadsheet.
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    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    Confirmed active cases = confirmed cases - deaths - recovered.

    If a city gave out 28 speeding tickets one day, no one would think that was all of the speeders. The tickets represent just the ones that got caught. Think of covid confirmed cases in the same way as speeding tickets. It's not all of the infections, it is just the ones that got caught. The real numbers are 'significantly higher.'

    Understanding Mexico's Covid Statistics. We are in the middle of a pandemic in one of the hardest-hit countries in the world. The confirmed cases represent a small percent of actual infections, so "don't let your guard down."

    Methodology for Calculating Estimated Active Cases of Covid for SMA.

    “If you don’t take care of yourself we are going to lock you up before they lock us all up. ... The next three months will be terrible in terms of infections and deaths. Remember that difficult days are coming,” Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal said.
    Atención San Miguel. Nov 20, 2020.

    "The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases." Reuters.

    SMA Covid deaths details from last 1 week (if any) Google search.

    GTO: 6,764 deaths, 95,595 confirmed, 6,724 suspected.
    GTO: 6,712 deaths, 92,266 confirmed, 2,412 suspected (previous).
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    GTO New cases, active cases and 7 day moving averages: Google Spreadsheet.
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    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
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    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Worldometer
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    Note that these Worldometer graphs are one day behind the reported data.

    MEX: 1,630,258 cases and 140,241 deaths (click for latest).
    MEX: 1,609,735 cases and 139,022 deaths (previous).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

    Johns Hopkins
    Mexico | World (click for latest).
    ~~~~~
    Covid data comparisons ("New" cases, etc) are between the two most recent official reports. Official SMA and GTO data is released in the early afternoon (sometime after 2 pm) and Official Mexico data is released in the evening.
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  • Glenn Wilson
    January 16, 2021
    GTO: New record of 125 new deaths registered in one day.
    MEX: New record of 21,366 new cases registered in one day.

    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 1 new death, 12 new cases, 138 confirmed active cases, 2,352 - 4,566 estimated active cases.
    • GTO: 125 new deaths, 597 new cases.
    • MEX: 1,106 new deaths, 21,366 new cases.

    SMA: 108 deaths, 1,835 confirmed, 38 suspected, 1,589 recovered.
    SMA: 107 deaths, 1,823 confirmed, 27 suspected, 1,580 recovered (previous).
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    SMA New cases, active cases, 7 day moving averages, and estimated active cases: Google Spreadsheet.
    ulf5vhxjdvbntw2w.png
    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    Confirmed active cases = confirmed cases - deaths - recovered.

    If a city gave out 12 speeding tickets one day, no one would think that was all of the speeders. The tickets represent just the ones that got caught. Think of covid confirmed cases in the same way as speeding tickets. It's not all of the infections, it is just the ones that got caught. The real numbers are 'significantly higher.'

    Understanding Mexico's Covid Statistics. We are in the middle of a pandemic in one of the hardest-hit countries in the world. The confirmed cases represent a small percent of actual infections, so "don't let your guard down."

    Methodology for Calculating Estimated Active Cases of Covid for SMA.

    “If you don’t take care of yourself we are going to lock you up before they lock us all up. ... The next three months will be terrible in terms of infections and deaths. Remember that difficult days are coming,” Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal said.
    Atención San Miguel. Nov 20, 2020.

    "The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases." Reuters.

    SMA Covid deaths details from last 1 week (if any) Google search.

    GTO: 6,712 deaths, 92,266 confirmed, 2,412 suspected.
    GTO: 6,587 deaths, 91,669 confirmed, 2,424 suspected (previous).
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    GTO New cases, active cases and 7 day moving averages: Google Spreadsheet.
    98ph33s66sef66pv.png
    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
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    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Worldometer
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    Note that these Worldometer graphs are one day behind the reported data.

    MEX: 1,609,735 cases and 139,022 deaths (click for latest).
    MEX: 1,588,369 cases and 137,916 deaths (previous).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

    Johns Hopkins
    Mexico | World (click for latest).
    ~~~~~
    Covid data comparisons ("New" cases, etc) are between the two most recent official reports. Official SMA and GTO data is released in the early afternoon (sometime after 2 pm) and Official Mexico data is released in the evening.
    ~~~~~
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  • Glenn Wilson
    January 16, 2021
    Bonnie Lee Black wrote: Sometime in the mid-seventies, my then-boyfriend John and I saw comedian Robert Klein perform at Carnegie Hall. I remember that our seats in this fabled auditorium were in my favored spot – middle, middle – but I don’t remember much about Klein’s performance. Except for this:

    At one point he pretended to be a young surgeon who’d just breezed through med school, thanks to the Evelyn Wood speed-reading course he’d taken. Imaginary scalpel in hand, bending over his imaginary patient on the imaginary operating table, he hesitated, looked up at us in his audience and worried aloud:

    “Now, was that the liver AND the spleen? Or [he paused], the liver OR the spleen?” ...

    More at The WOW Factor: Slow reading. More #WOWFactor.

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  • Glenn Wilson
    January 15, 2021
    MEX: New record of 16,468 new cases registered in one day.

    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 1 new death, 16 new cases, 136 confirmed active cases, 2,323 - 4,510 estimated active cases.
    • GTO: 93 new deaths, 803 new cases.
    • MEX: 999 new deaths, 16,468 new cases.

    SMA: 107 deaths, 1,823 confirmed, 27 suspected, 1,580 recovered.
    SMA: 106 deaths, 1,807 confirmed, 41 suspected, 1,570 recovered (previous).
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    SMA New cases, active cases, 7 day moving averages, and estimated active cases: Google Spreadsheet.
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    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    Confirmed active cases = confirmed cases - deaths - recovered.

    If a city gave out 15 speeding tickets one day, no one would think that was all of the speeders. The tickets represent just the ones that got caught. Think of covid confirmed cases in the same way as speeding tickets. It's not all of the infections, it is just the ones that got caught. The real numbers are 'significantly higher.'

    Understanding Mexico's Covid Statistics. We are in the middle of a pandemic in one of the hardest-hit countries in the world. The confirmed cases represent a small percent of actual infections, so "don't let your guard down."

    Methodology for Calculating Estimated Active Cases of Covid for SMA.

    “If you don’t take care of yourself we are going to lock you up before they lock us all up. ... The next three months will be terrible in terms of infections and deaths. Remember that difficult days are coming,” Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal said.
    Atención San Miguel. Nov 20, 2020.

    "The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases." Reuters.

    SMA Covid deaths details from last 1 week (if any) Google search.

    GTO: 6,587 deaths, 91,669 confirmed, 2,424 suspected.
    GTO: 6,494 deaths, 90,866 confirmed, 2,607 suspected (previous).
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    GTO New cases, active cases and 7 day moving averages: Google Spreadsheet.
    8qfyfe0nqnsbgrsm.png
    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
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    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Worldometer
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    Note that these Worldometer graphs are one day behind the reported data.

    MEX: 1,588,369 cases and 137,916 deaths (click for latest).
    MEX: 1,571,901 cases and 136,917 deaths (previous).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

    Johns Hopkins
    Mexico | World (click for latest).
    ~~~~~
    Covid data comparisons ("New" cases, etc) are between the two most recent official reports. Official SMA and GTO data is released in the early afternoon (sometime after 2 pm) and Official Mexico data is released in the evening.
    ~~~~~
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  • Glenn Wilson
    January 14, 2021
    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 15 new cases, 131 confirmed active cases, 2,264 - 4,397 estimated active cases.
    • GTO: 71 new deaths, 522 new cases.
    • MEX: 1,235 new deaths, 15,873 new cases.

    SMA: 106 deaths, 1,807 confirmed, 41 suspected, 1,570 recovered.
    SMA: 106 deaths, 1,792 confirmed, 37 suspected, 1,544 recovered (previous).
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    SMA New cases, active cases, 7 day moving averages, and estimated active cases: Google Spreadsheet.
    036tki9h9up1l3tp.png
    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    Confirmed active cases = confirmed cases - deaths - recovered.

    If a city gave out 15 speeding tickets one day, no one would think that was all of the speeders. The tickets represent just the ones that got caught. Think of covid confirmed cases in the same way as speeding tickets. It's not all of the infections, it is just the ones that got caught. The real numbers are 'significantly higher.'

    Understanding Mexico's Covid Statistics. We are in the middle of a pandemic in one of the hardest-hit countries in the world. The confirmed cases represent a small percent of actual infections, so "don't let your guard down."

    Methodology for Calculating Estimated Active Cases of Covid for SMA.

    “If you don’t take care of yourself we are going to lock you up before they lock us all up. ... The next three months will be terrible in terms of infections and deaths. Remember that difficult days are coming,” Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal said.
    Atención San Miguel. Nov 20, 2020.

    "The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases." Reuters.

    SMA Covid deaths details from last 1 week (if any) Google search.

    GTO: 6,494 deaths, 90,866 confirmed, 2,607 suspected.
    GTO: 6,423 deaths, 90,344 confirmed, 2,512 suspected (previous).
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    GTO New cases, active cases and 7 day moving averages: Google Spreadsheet.
    qdlbuqnouamqaf7p.png
    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
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    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Worldometer
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    Note that these Worldometer graphs are one day behind the reported data.

    MEX: 1,571,901 cases and 136,917 deaths (click for latest).
    MEX: 1,556,028 cases and 135,682 deaths (previous).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

    Johns Hopkins
    Mexico | World (click for latest).
    ~~~~~
    Covid data comparisons ("New" cases, etc) are between the two most recent official reports. Official SMA and GTO data is released in the early afternoon (sometime after 2 pm) and Official Mexico data is released in the evening.
    ~~~~~
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  • Glenn Wilson
    January 13, 2021
    Updated in comments.

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    The spike in Ireland appears to be from a combination of relaxing restrictions and the new B117 strain of coronavirus (now in Mexico).

    If you want to see what happens when B.1.1.7 becomes the dominant strain, you can look at Ireland, now the highest new cases per capita globally.

    New strain of COVID-19 in Mexico.
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    On Sun., Jan. 10, the Tamaulipas government reported the first patient in Mexico with a new strain of COVID-19 called B117.
    Atención San Miguel

    What's happening in Ireland should give US policymakers pause. In the space of 3 weeks, Ireland's infection rate increased 10-fold, and the proportion of cases accounted for by the B117 variant increased from <10% to 45%

    'Reckless' Christmas easing of rules blamed for Ireland Covid surge
    Ireland emerged from a six-week lockdown in early December with the European Union’s lowest coronavirus infection rate.

    It eased restrictions in belief it could contain a rise in the virus over Christmas unlike, say, Germany and the UK, countries that had more than four times the level of infection. Then all hell broke loose.

    From mid-December, the virus started ripping across Ireland, gaining a speed unimagined in the worst-case scenarios and forming an almost vertical line that rushed up, up and up to give Ireland, on Monday, the world’s highest rate of Covid-19 infection.
    The Guardian

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  • Glenn Wilson
    January 13, 2021
    MEX: New record of 1,314 deaths registered in one day.

    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 1 new death, 18 new cases, 142 confirmed active cases, 2,374 - 4,606 estimated active cases.
    • GTO: 74 new deaths, 504 new cases.
    • MEX: 1,314 new deaths, 14,395 new cases.

    SMA: 106 deaths, 1,792 confirmed, 37 suspected, 1,544 recovered.
    SMA: 105 deaths, 1,774 confirmed, 41 suspected, 1,544 recovered (previous).
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    SMA New cases, active cases, 7 day moving averages, and estimated active cases: Google Spreadsheet.
    wicpr7nicypajdy1.png
    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    Confirmed active cases = confirmed cases - deaths - recovered.

    If a city gave out 18 speeding tickets one day, no one would think that was all of the speeders. The tickets represent just the ones that got caught. Think of covid confirmed cases in the same way as speeding tickets. It's not all of the infections, it is just the ones that got caught. The real numbers are 'significantly higher.'

    Understanding Mexico's Covid Statistics. We are in the middle of a pandemic in one of the hardest-hit countries in the world. The confirmed cases represent a small percent of actual infections, so "don't let your guard down."

    Methodology for Calculating Estimated Active Cases of Covid for SMA.

    “If you don’t take care of yourself we are going to lock you up before they lock us all up. ... The next three months will be terrible in terms of infections and deaths. Remember that difficult days are coming,” Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal said.
    Atención San Miguel. Nov 20, 2020.

    "The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases." Reuters.

    SMA Covid deaths details from last 1 week (if any) Google search.

    GTO: 6,423 deaths, 90,344 confirmed, 2,512 suspected.
    GTO: 6,349 deaths, 89,840 confirmed, 2,055 suspected (previous).
    myy1i4xxc85kje7o.png
    GTO New cases, active cases and 7 day moving averages: Google Spreadsheet.
    3dbabfonhcgxx3k3.png
    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
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    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Worldometer
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    xg5jyyj91nny2x6q.png
    Note that these Worldometer graphs are one day behind the reported data.

    MEX: 1,556,028 cases and 135,682 deaths (click for latest).
    MEX: 1,541,633 cases and 134,368 deaths (previous).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

    Johns Hopkins
    Mexico | World (click for latest).
    ~~~~~
    Covid data comparisons ("New" cases, etc) are between the two most recent official reports. Official SMA and GTO data is released in the early afternoon (sometime after 2 pm) and Official Mexico data is released in the evening.
    ~~~~~
    Feel free to share this page via social media, Whatsapp, email, etc.

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