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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • Leon records the death of 29 patients by COVID in one day.
    • Coronavirus in Mexico: 46,000 deaths and 416,179 infections.
    • Neither police nor citizens are safe in GTO.
    • The Allende dam lacks water; they hope the rains will help it.
    • Mexico’s Covid case numbers could actually be 7 million: specialist.
    • CADI construction has an advance of 85%
    • Event workers receive training for a safe return to social events.
    • Entry to SMA requires hotel and / or restaurant reservation.
    • Bugambilia since 1945.
    • The first 120 temporary workers attend the preventive course before Covid-19.
    • New San Miguel de Allende Transit Agents are trained in gender equality.
    • Negative economic impact in the state of Guanajuato when the Cervantino International Festival was not carried out in person.
    • Guanajuato has 140 colonies with more Covid-19 infections.
    • Ask Larry: Shouldn't My Spousal Benefit Be 50% Of My Husband's Social Security Retirement Benefit?
    • Other Coronavirus News.
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    Leon records the death of 29 patients by COVID in one day, 25 of them in IMSS T1.
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    For the past week, the state of Guanajuato has added a thousand COVID-19 infections every third day, representing an increase of around 20 percent from Thursday, July 23 to Thursday, July 30, not only in confirmed cases, but also in deaths. This, despite the fact that according to figures from the federal Health Secretariat, the entity presented a "plateau" in the contagion curve during epidemiological weeks 27, 28 and 29.

    While state authorities report to date 21,948 confirmed cases and 1,304 deaths, with 8,047 active cases, that is, with symptoms onset for 14 days or less, the federal authorities estimate that the entity has 20,786 positive cases, 949 deaths, as well as 3,644 estimated active cases. The difference in active cases between one authority and another, of almost 5 thousand patients, stands out.

    According to the COVID19 press conference, today, July 30, the hospital occupancy of general beds in the state is 58% (with availability of 42%), while in beds with a ventilator it is 19% of occupancy with 81% availability.
    POPLab (sp)

    Coronavirus in Mexico: 46,000 deaths and 416,179 infections.
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    José Luis Alomía, director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health (SSA), reported this Thursday, day 60 of the New Normal, the strategy that aims to gradually reactivate the economic, social and educational life of the country while Mexico adds 46,000 deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19), to overtake the United Kingdom as the third country in the world with the most deaths because of the pandemic.

    From the National Palace, he noted that there are 416,179 accumulated confirmed cases and it is estimated that there are 50,079 patients who presented symptoms in the last 14 days, which represents people who potentially contribute to the transmission of the virus.

    In addition, there are 1,910 estimated deaths. Likewise, 461,775 negative cases, 90,582 suspects and 272,910 recovered patients have been counted.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Abandonment of security: neither police nor citizens are safe in GTO.
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    "The member of the Irapuato Citizen Security Secretariat, commissioned to be an escort for a commander, was found wounded in the Joaquín Station community, on the Abasolo-Cuerámaro state highway; he was attended by the Abasolo corporation and transferred emergency to Irapuato, where he died two days later. The Abasolo government itself announced in a press release that the policeman had been deprived of his liberty in Irapuato and then abandoned badly injured, but the municipality of Irapuato denied this version. — News section on the murder of Saúl Espinoza González, February 2020."

    Seven months after the start of this pandemic year, the outlook for the Guanajuato police paints even blacker than the previous year. If during 2019 they murdered at least 79 police officers, this 2020 there are 60 more, that is, from January to July there have been 75% of those there were last year from January to December. This state figure represents around 19% of all officers killed in the country in the first half of the year.

    Guanajuato is the state with the most murders of civilians and police officers in the country, in events for which there is no certainty about the number and identity of the dead or the wounded, as a result of the attacks.
    POPLab (sp)

    The Allende dam lacks water; they hope the rains will help it.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. - The Allende dam is short of water, currently carrying 23 percent of its capacity, which means that of 125 million cubic meters, it now only has 28.4 (it is missing 100 million), according to data from the National Information System of the Water. 2 years ago (2018) ...
    News San Miguel (sp) July 30, 2020 11:37 am | English.

    Mexico’s Covid case numbers could actually be 7 million: specialist.
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    The real coronavirus case tally could be more than 17 times higher than the current count of confirmed cases, according to an infectious disease specialist.
    Mexico News Daily July 30, 2020 4:57 pm

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    From the date indicated may withdraw their monthly payment. In order to avoid contagion by COVID-19, the pensioned population continues to be invited to go gradually to bank branches. SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. - The Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) informs more than ...
    News San Miguel (sp) July 30, 2020 1:21 pm | English.

    CADI construction has an advance of 85%
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., July 29, 2020.- The Peques Club (CADI) and the “Fray Juan de San Miguel” Kindergarten have an advance of 85%. The construction of the most innovative educational space in Guanajuato would be ready for the month of August. CADI is an assistance center and ...
    SMA Government (sp) July 30, 2020 11:57 am | English.

    Event workers receive training for a safe return to social events.
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    · More than 400 registered workers. · Training of utmost importance to resume activities on August 27. San Miguel de Allende, Gto., July 30, 2020.- In an act of solidarity and responsibility, the first 120 eventual workers have already taken the course “Preparation of waiters before Covid-19, for the good return”. .. The post EVENTUAL WORKERS RECEIVE TRAINING FOR A SAFE RETURN TO SOCIAL EVENTS appeared first on Municipal Presidency of San Miguel de Allende.
    SMA Government (sp) July 30, 2020 11:53 am | English.

    Entry to SMA requires hotel and / or restaurant reservation.
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    · The accommodation does not imply access to the swimming pools, nor to the common areas. · For all, the use of face masks is mandatory. San Miguel de Allende, Gto., July 29, 2020.- As part of the economic reactivation, on July 15 the hotels operate at 40% of their capacity, this does not represent ...
    SMA Government (sp) July 30, 2020 11:51 am | English.

    Bugambilia since 1945.
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    The specialty has always been, and still is, chiles en nogada which has become their signature dish. It is the same recipe that won an award at the national festival of stuffed chiles held in Mexico City every year. This is not the only award; they also won a state prize in 2003 for having one of the best chiles in nogada in the state of Guanajuato.
    Atención San Miguel July 30, 2020 2:00 pm

    The first 120 temporary workers attend the preventive course before Covid-19.
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    July 30, 2020 By: Gladis Montserrat Padrón San Miguel de Allende, Gto.- Last Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the first 120 temporary workers from San Miguel de Allende already took the course “Preparation of waiters before Covid-19 , for a good return ”and thus resume activities on August 27; the ...
    TV Independencia (sp) July 30, 2020 6:40 pm | English.

    New San Miguel de Allende Transit Agents are trained in gender equality.
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    By: Ana Barrón July 30, 2020 San Miguel de Allende, Gto.- Treating people with gender equality, avoiding stereotypes and re-victimization, are the main objectives of the Basic Workshop on Gender given by the Director of the Municipal Institute of Attention to Women (IMAM), Cinthya Sifuentes addressed to the 14 future ...
    TV Independencia (sp) July 30, 2020 6:39 pm | English.

    Negative economic impact in the state of Guanajuato when the Cervantino International Festival was not carried out in person.
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    The local deputy of the PAN of Guanajuato, commented that the deployment of artistic activities of the FIC for this year 2020, would take a different turn due to the health contingency, which would represent an obstacle to attending events in person, in order to safeguard life and the health of own and visitors. He said that, before ...
    TV Independencia (sp) July 30, 2020 6:26 pm | English.

    Guanajuato has 140 colonies with more Covid-19 infections.
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    No conditions for back to school or for national holidays: Díaz
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 30, 2020 8:48 pm | English.

    Ask Larry: Shouldn't My Spousal Benefit Be 50% Of My Husband's Social Security Retirement Benefit?
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    Today's column addresses questions about whether spousal benefits are always half of the other spouse's retirement benefit, divorced survivor benefits before a retirement benefit at 70 and how totalization agreements with other countries can affect retirement and spousal benefits. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic Security Planning, Inc, which markets Maximize My Social Security and MaxiFi Planner.
    Forbes
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    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information
    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information.
    Last update: Health Alert – Mexico COVID-19 Update (July 29, 2020) .
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    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
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    List of Health First Certified Establishments.
    Portal | Direct link to list of Certified Establishments.
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    Free COVID-19 Screening in SMA
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    From Joey Merrifield:
    Mexicans or ex-pats can contact me via WhatsApp 4151145009 and I will screen them and if eligible per the government protocols for free testing I will contact Dra Chao who does the testing directly. I have a very close working relationship with her. Kate Greenaway. RN and I will ensure they receive the home health care guide (English/Spanish) which is available at https://www.covid19sma.com/ and assist with symptom management. WhatsApp only 4151145009 or Email
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    Shortage and on going need for N95 Masks for Frontline Medical Staff in Mexico.
    There is a shortage and on going need for N95 masks which are being used faster than we can get donations. ... Donate: N95 Masks for Frontline Medical Staff in Mexico.
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