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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • More than a thousand Guanajuatenses die during the red traffic light.
    • First vaccines against Covid could arrive in GTO on Wednesday.
    • Students resume classes in GTO today.
    • GTO nurse recognized for work against covid.
    • Sanmiguelenses leaders bring joy to children on Three Kings Day.
    • Mayor and Regidor call and arrange an appointment at the Prosecutor's Office for a TV producer to denounce her theft
    • San Miguel de Allende firefighters rescue a puppy that was trapped in the mud.
    • Despite a pandemic, Guanajuato food exports increase.
    • IMSS provides free medical oxygen to beneficiaries.
    • This Monday they will deliver new concessions for the Mexiquito Route.
    • Comrades from UMF No. 11 emotionally dismiss Doctor Rubén Alejandro Huerta.
    • Other Coronavirus News.
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    In 17 days of Red Traffic Light, more than 1 thousand Guanajuato have died from COVID.
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    GUANAJUATO.- After the Health authorities returned to Guanajuato to the "Red Traffic Light", where they implemented less strict restrictions than the first time, at least 1,300 people have died as a result of COVID.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    More than a thousand Guanajuatenses die at the red traffic light.
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    During the 17 days that the red traffic light lasted in the state, which was in force since Christmas, in Guanajuato more than a thousand people died and there were more than 8,400 Guanajuato infected in that period.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    First vaccines against Covid arrive in Guanajuato on Wednesday.
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    According to the Secretary of Health of Guanajuato, Daniel Díaz Martínez, there will be 26 thousand doses for health personnel; they will be applied following the CURP code.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    This January 11, 1 million 600 thousand students resume classes in Guanajuato.
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    The Secretariat of Education of Guanajuato, SEG, announces that the application of the COVID 19 prevention protocols will continue and for the resumption of activities of the 2020/2021 school year, the educational service will remain under the distance and home school modality .

    After the end of the first vacation period, school activities will resume on January 11 for more than 1,600,000 students of basic, upper secondary and higher education, who will be attended virtually and remotely by 85,000 teachers, belonging to more 12 thousand schools.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    Guanajuato nurse recognized for work against covid.
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    The graduate in Nursing and Obstetrics, Gabriela Armenta Otero, an ISSSTE worker in Guanajuato, based regionally in León, was awarded by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador with the Miguel Hidalgo 2020 Decoration for her eminent merits and exemplary conduct in care for the health emergency caused by covid-19.

    The nurse is part of the medical staff on the front line of fighting the pandemic.

    The Miguel Hidalgo Decoration is the highest medal awarded by the Government of Mexico to its citizens to reward their eminent or distinguished merits. In addition, it recognizes the heroic acts and relevant services rendered to the homeland or humanity.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    Sanmiguelenses leaders bring joy to children on this Three Kings Day.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto.- Caudillos Sanmiguelenses, organized a collection of toys, clothes and sweets which they delivered on Three Kings Day and subsequent days, to the children who, due to the current situation, did not receive a gift. They visited more than 8 communities and various areas of the city.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    Mayor and Regidor call and arrange an appointment at the Prosecutor's Office for a TV producer to denounce her theft quickly.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE.- A week ago, the tweet from Kirén Miret, producer of Shark Tank Mexico and various radio programs nationwide, exploded on the networks when she denounced that the thieves had violated her house and took everything they could.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    San Miguel de Allende firefighters rescue a puppy that was trapped in the mud.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - On Saturday afternoon, the San Miguel de Allende Volunteer Firefighters team rescued after 3 hours of work a dog that was trapped in a muddy area of ​​the Allende Dam.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    Despite a pandemic, Guanajuato food exports increase.
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    Guanajuato achieved agri-food exports of more than 1.8 billion dollars throughout 2020 and took advantage of the fact that due to the pandemic, many people in the world changed eating habits to increase the production of vegetables.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    IMSS provides free medical oxygen to beneficiaries.
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    In recent weeks, as a result of the accelerated increase in coronavirus infections, relatives of patients have made evident the shortage of medical oxygen in establishments with sale to the public. However, the IMSS provides its beneficiaries free of charge. In the state of Guanajuato, the Mexican Institute of Social Security provides this service, free of charge, for some 3,900 patients each month.

    The distributors hired by Social Security who carry out the change of tanks at the patient's home stated that, according to the indicated medical prescription, they serve almost four thousand people monthly in times of pandemic. Relatives of some patients confirmed that the IMSS gives them medicinal oxygen without having to pay a single peso.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    This Monday they will deliver new concessions for the Mexiquito Route.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - Concessionaires of Public Transport of San Miguel de Allende feel dissatisfied with the issuance of permits by the Municipal Government during the town hall session this Monday, they point out that only "the usual" are favored.Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.

    Comrades from UMF No. 11 emotionally dismiss Doctor Rubén Alejandro Huerta.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - Colleagues and friends of Doctor Rubén Alejandro Huerta León, dedicated an emotional message to him after his death occurred at dawn on January 6, he was always "at the forefront" and the Covid took his life.
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) | English.
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    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
    Last updated January 9, 2021.
    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
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    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information
    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information.
    Lastest updates:
    • Health Alert – Mexico COVID-19 Update (December 11, 2020).
    • Status of U.S. Consular Operations in Mexico in Light of COVID-19 (Updated November 25, 2020).
    • Change in Availability of American Citizen Services (October 20, 2020).
    • Video: U. S. Consular Agent. Ericka Montez Ruiz, Midday Rotary Club of San Miguel de Allende Oct 13.
    • SMA Consular Agency resuming limited in person services by October 13 (Posted October 10, 2020).
    • Subject: Mexico Travel Advisory – Level 3: Reconsider Travel – U.S. Embassy Mexico City (September 8, 2020).
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    COVID-19 Home and Care Guide
    COVID-19 Medical Information for San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    Up-to-date information regarding the current coronavirus. Learn about how to protect yourself and your family from COVID-19, and what to do if you experience symptoms.
    Home and Care Guide
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    From the COVID FB SMA page
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    Testing for COVID-19
    See: What to do if you think you might have COVID-19?
    Personal, free, covid testing and screening help.

    Seasonal Flu Shots
    Part 1: About Seasonal Flu and Influenza Vaccines.
    Part 2: Types of Flu Vaccines.
    Part 3: Flu Vaccine Availability in SMA.
    More on Flu Vaccines….. ≥65 years.

    False Negative Covid PCR Test Results
    ... Based on our clinical experience we feel confident in saying that some people have had false negative tests. This should come as no surprise given the data - see below. This has occurred at every private lab we have used and the government lab too. ...

    To sum up, most health care providers now lean towards making a clinical diagnosis, ruling in positive patients based on their symptoms and history of exposure, rather than ruling out patients on the basis of the negative tests. It would be smart for all of us to follow this logic to avoid being misled by a false negative result.
    False Negative Covid PCR Test Results
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    If ANYONE tells you that a blood test of any kind can diagnose an active COVID-19 infection in SMA, they are DEAD WRONG.
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