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    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 5 new cases, 24 active confirmed cases.
    • GTO: 18 new deaths, 285 new cases.
    • MEX: 419 new deaths.

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

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

    SMA: 35 deaths, 612 confirmed, 34 suspected, 553 recovered.
    SMA: 35 deaths, 607 confirmed, 39 suspected, 553 recovered (previous).
    SMA New cases, active cases and 7 day moving averages: Google Spreadsheet.
    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    In the dashboard above there are 612 confirmed cases - 35 deaths - 553 recovered = 24 active confirmed cases.

    GTO: 3,099 deaths, 46,368 confirmed, 2,450 suspected
    GTO: 3,081 deaths, 46,083 confirmed, 2,617 suspected (previous).
    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    For the latest SMA News 24/7 visit News Wire Mexico: SMA. Updated every 30 minutes.
    Beginning Saturday October 3, 2020 the Government is only testing 1 out of ten symptomatic cases. The numbers will look lower but but it is due to less testing.Joey Merrifield

    This refers to people in GTO (including SMA) that present to certain medical facilities with symptoms of Covid. There is another methodology change happening at this same time described at: Covid numbers leap as authorities change methodology.

    COVID Testing Policy Change
    Beginning next week, SMA will offer free testing for all patients who meet symptomatic criteria.
    Covid-19 SMA Oct 14

    It is not clear how much these changes will impact the official statistics.
    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Mexico: 841,661 cases and 85,704 deaths (click for latest).
    Mexico: 834,910 cases and 85,285 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.
    Section: SMA

    Celebrating Day of the Dead at Rosewood San Miguel de Allende.
    How to celebrate the Day of the Dead in Rosewood San Miguel de Allende. San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato – The ancient tradition of the Day of the Dead, which remembers with offerings and altars those who have departed and whose origins go back to the pre-Hispanic cultures of Mexico, will be celebrated in a ...
    The Mazatlán Post

    San miguel de allende is lighted pink for the international day of the fight against breast cancer.
    SMA Government (sp) | English.

    In San Miguel de Allende, the sculptures add to the fight against cancer.
    TV Independencia (sp) | English.

    Regulations for park boards are approved at SMA.
    Periodico Correo (sp) | English.

    The constitution of the Patronages of the Juárez and Zeferino Gutiérrez Parks is approved in committee.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    More SMA news from News Wire Mexico.

    Section: GTO

    Everything is ready to celebrate our dead!
    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., October 17, 2020. - Monumental Alebrijes, monumental skulls, exhibitions, offerings and various virtual events will be what in this year 2020 they have prepared for the Day of the Dead. In order to preserve the traditions in the municipality, the Directorate of Culture and Traditions prepared a
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    They search for a disappeared Vallarta native.
    Zona Franca (sp) | English.

    Regulations for park patronages are approved in SMA.
    San Miguel Times

    Capital of Guanajuato will invest 300 thousand pesos in Netflix series.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    Celebrating Day of the Dead at Rosewood San Miguel de Allende.
    The Mazatlán Post

    More GTO news from News Wire Mexico.

    Section: Health

    Do not miss out on visiting your loved ones, SMA Pantheons will be closed from October 30 to November 4.
    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. - The day of the deceased and of the angels is approaching, and although this year due to the health contingency that occurs, the cemeteries will be closed, the city of San Miguel is already dressed in some elements alluding to the date of the day of the dead. All the ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    Hospitals of Pátzcuaro and LC, those with the highest demand for Covid 19 - Quadratín.
    Quadratín Michoacán (sp) | English.

    Very little is still known about Breast Cancer; early detection remains the most important.
    La Voz de Michoacán (sp) | English.

    According to studies, susceptibility to Covid-19 varies according to blood type.
    Cambio de Michoacán (sp) | English.

    576 patients have defeated Covid 19 in the Civil Hospital - Quadratín.
    Quadratín Michoacán (sp) | English.

    More Health news from News Wire Mexico.

    Section: Nature

    Gallery | The types of full moons; on Halloween we will see the phenomenon of the blue moon.
    Throughout history, our satellite in its complete phase has received different names, sometimes associated with colors. Here are some of them.

    La Voz de Michoacán (sp) | English.

    Seven beaches in Oaxaca closed due to an outbreak of Covid-19.
    The Mazatlán Post

    App launched that measures visitors to beaches and bars in Mazatlán.
    Milenio (sp) | English.

    Weather in Mexico October 17: Chiapas, Tabasco and southeastern states with heavy rains.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Four decades of community lessons from the forests of Durango, Mexico.
    The Mazatlán Post

    More Nature news from News Wire Mexico.

    Section: Blogs

    stumbling back to "normal"
    Welcome to your flights to Mexico update.

    Just a month ago, I connected through Los Angeles airport on one of my recurring trips to Oregon (one is the loneliest number). Because of the virus, the place was almost deserted.

    I was the only person in line to check-in. I was the only person in any of the security lines. I was the only person in Alaska's lounge. All but one food venue was closed. And there were only a handful of passengers waiting to fly into the smoke of the western forest fires.

    I am writing to you from the Los Angeles airport. In just one month, things have greatly changed. There are long lines to check in, plenty of people in the security lines, the Board Room is half full, all of the take-out food restaurants are open, and the flights are fully-booked (with center seats left open).

    Flying is certainly not what it was before the virus came to take up residence with us. But people are adjusting to what is rather-annoyingly called "the new normal

    Culiacanes and culiacanazos: the terra incognita of the local.
    Nexos (sp) | English.

    Coronavirus Dashboard October 17, 2020.
    San Miguel FAQ

    Afternoon Coronavirus and News Update October 16, 2020.
    San Miguel FAQ

    Revisiting Styron.
    San Miguel FAQ

    More Blogs news from News Wire Mexico.

    Section: Art

    'Definitely, the plume was not Moctezuma's': Vienna expert.
    Vienna, Austria.- Moctezuma's plume is a fragile object of incalculable value and a source of diplomatic dispute between Austria and Mexico. And he is also a legend. According to the Viennese museum that guards it, the piece never belonged to the emperor of the Mexica, but was used by a priest. “The plume was definitely not ...
    Cambio de Michoacán (sp) | English.

    During October and November, up to 50% discount at Casa de las Artesanías.
    Cambio de Michoacán (sp) | English.

    Tamayo Museum creates arteyperros exhibition.
    The Mazatlán Post

    Culture is an investment, never an expense: Raúl Padilla, president of FIL Guadalajara.
    El Universal (sp) | English.

    The designer who goes from the moon to madness.
    El Universal (sp) | English.

    More Art news from News Wire Mexico.

    Section: Food

    "Excess fat" or "Excess calories": Half of Mexicans claim to understand better the new labeling.
    Obesity is a health problem that costs Mexico 5.3% of gross domestic product (GDP), affecting three out of four Mexicans.

    La Voz de Michoacán (sp) | English.

    Heaven celebrates its seventh anniversary.
    El Universal (sp) | English.

    Here you find the best organic coffee in Edomex.
    Milenio (sp) | English.

    I have entered La Lagunilla, but not Tepito yet: Christopher Landau.
    Milenio (sp) | English.

    Camcorders in restaurant kitchens?
    El Universal (sp) | English.

    More Food news from News Wire Mexico.

    Section: Business

    Man balanced outside a carnitas business.
    They shot a man outside a carnitas stand in #Celaya
    The charge Man balanced out of a carnitas business appeared first in Newspaper Correo.
    Periodico Correo (sp) | English.

    Minimum Vital Income, for subsistence of 12 million Mexicans - Quadratín.
    Quadratín Michoacán (sp) | English.

    Despite the pandemic, Quintana Roo will close the year with 20% more routes to the US.
    Cambio de Michoacán (sp) | English.

    IBM splits to accelerate its hybrid cloud strategy.
    El Universal (sp) | English.

    Totalplay increases users by home office by covid-19.
    Milenio (sp) | English.

    More Business news from News Wire Mexico.

    Section: Sports

    Canceled, 2020 Vietnam GP; is doubt for 2021.
    Mexico City.- The Vietnam F1 Grand Prix, initially scheduled in April and later deprogrammed due to the new coronavirus pandemic, will not finally take place in 2020, the organizers announced this Friday, without mentioning whether or not there will be an edition in 2021. “We are not in a position to host the most prestigious event ...
    Cambio de Michoacán (sp) | English.

    Jacksonville Jaguars shut down facilities for Covid-19 positive.
    El Universal (sp) | English.

    Lluvia and La Jarochita are the new national champions of couples.
    El Universal (sp) | English.

    In the remainder of 2020, America, Cruz Azul and Pumas would not have fans.
    Cambio de Michoacán (sp) | English.

    The National Championship of Charros Mayores 2020 will be held.
    Periodico Correo (sp) | English.

    More Sports news from News Wire Mexico.

    Section: Security

    Luciano Leal is watched in San Fernando, Tamaulipas.
    99 days had passed since his disappearance and presumed kidnapping was reported, when his remains were found; a relative of his mother was key to his location
    El Universal (sp) | English.

    Reports of dangerous situations for women and robberies in the Urías neighborhood and surrounding areas in Mazatlan.
    The Mazatlán Post

    Homicides in Jalisco: Woman is killed by a shot in the skull in Tlajomulco.
    El Informador (sp) | English.

    Police repress indigenous people in Chiapas during a demonstration against the construction of a National Guard barracks | Videos.
    The Mazatlán Post

    Mexico’s Former Defense Chief.”El Padrino” -The Godfather- to Drug Cartel.
    The Yucatan Times

    More Security news from News Wire Mexico.

    Section: International

    Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus.
    Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time late on Friday, a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak.

    U.S. CDC reports 217,918 total deaths from coronavirus.

    Europe crosses 150,000 daily coronavirus cases mark, a week after reporting 100,000 daily cases.

    Cycling: Ganna takes third stage win as Almeida extends Giro lead.

    Movie theaters outside New York City to reopen at 25% capacity, Cuomo says.

    More International news from News Wire Mexico.
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