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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • GTO reports 179 new cases and 54 COVID deaths.
    • Get rich 'out of nowhere' or carry weapons, is a 'very serious crime'
    • Ministry of Health meets goal of anti-Covid vaccination in the northeast.
    • SMA landfill files complaint for arson.
    • COVID Guanajuato vaccine: there are still more than 600 thousand older adults.
    • COVID-19 in Guanajuato: Federal courts will remain closed for another week.
    • First shipment of 200,000 vaccines from Sinovac arrives in Mexico.
    • Deaths from COVID in Guanajuato exceed forecasts.
    • COVID-19 deaths in Mexico take a higher price as pandemic progresses: Financial Times.
    • Travel abroad: what are the requirements that countries request to enter during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • The truth behind Hugo López Gatell and his alleged vaccination against COVID-19.
    • Other Coronavirus News.
    • More News.
    • Wear a mask.
    • Jean-Claude Kitty.

    Tourist visa? No CURP? Problem registering? "Migrants in Mexican territory will also receive vaccine ... in the absence of any official identification document, they can rely on the Roadrunner Brigades that are located at the points of vaccination. If there was availability of vaccine, that same day they could apply it; otherwise, they will be assigned an appointment."

    GW: I take this to mean you can show show up at the appropriate vaccination site for your location and age and go from there. Mexican officials have said vaccinations will be available for everyone and universal, this is the first description that I've seen of how non-resident / non-citizens can proceed. I expect that they will want some proof of identity, age and address like a passport and a utility bill.
    Mexico's Vaccination Plan, Status and News February 22, 2021

    How to register for the Covid Vaccine in Mexico - Now Open for 60+ year olds.

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    Guanajuato reports 179 new cases and 54 COVID deaths.
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    Guanajuato Editorial.- This Sunday, February 21, Guanajuato State Health authorities notified that the entity reported 179 new positive cases to the Covid virus, as well as 54 deaths due to this disease.

    In general, the State today maintains 118,179 active cases and accumulated 9,509 deaths. There are 1,689 people suspected of the virus and a total of 102,907 have recovered.
    Periodico Correo (sp) | English.

    COVID in Guanajuato today live: Infections decrease but exceed 9500 deaths; last News.
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    COVID-19 in Guanajuato live, latest news: Today a considerable drop in the report of daily infections was reported but the number of deaths now exceeds 9500.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    Get rich 'out of nowhere' or carry weapons, is a 'very serious crime'
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    CDMX.- In case you did not know, this Friday the reforms to the National Code of Criminal Procedures were published in the Official Gazette where it is approved that anyone accused of a crime considered SERIOUS, goes to prison until the contrary is proven. What does that reform say? Well, the main situation is ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    Ministry of Health meets goal of anti-Covid vaccination in the northeast.
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    The SSG reported that more than 40 thousand doses of the biological were applied in the nine municipalities of the Guanajuato region.
    Periodico Correo (sp) | English.

    SMA landfill files complaint for arson.
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    San Miguel de Allende .- Since December of last year, the company that manages the sanitary landfill filed a complaint against whoever is responsible for the fires in the place. And it is that since then to date, there have been other incidents caused that have affected the space.

    The last fire was last week and mobilized elements of Civil Protection and Firefighters. In addition, since December 13 of last year, another similar incident was reported whose complaint was filed on December 23 with the Public Ministry and which was registered under file number 119349.
    Periodico Correo (sp) | English.

    COVID Guanajuato vaccine: there are still more than 600 thousand older adults.
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    In the first week of the vaccination day against Covid-19 in Guanajuato, 39,282 doses were applied.

    In the state of Guanajuato, more than 600 thousand adults over 60 years of age have yet to receive the vaccine against COVID and again there is no date for the Federal Government to send more doses to the entity.

    According to the 2020 Population and Housing census published a few weeks ago by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi), in Guanajuato there are 681,374 adults over 60 years of age, who should be immunized against the new coronavirus.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    COVID-19 in Guanajuato: Federal courts will remain closed for another week.
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    Due to the health contingency due to COVID-19, federal courts will continue to be closed in Guanajuato.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    First shipment of 200,000 vaccines from Sinovac arrives in Mexico.
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    Marcelo Ebrard reiterated that a total of 10 million doses of this vaccine will arrive in the following weeks.

    On Friday night, the Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell affirmed that it is about 200 thousand doses that will be used, in packages, for a single territorial demarcation or municipality of the Valley of Mexico with a high index marginalization and high mortality from the virus.
    Periodico Correo (sp) | English.

    Deaths from COVID in Guanajuato exceed forecasts.
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    A study revealed that during 2020, 5,652 people died in Guanajuato due to COVID-19, so there is an under-registration of 9,968 deaths in the state of which the causes are unknown.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    COVID-19 deaths in Mexico take a higher price as pandemic progresses: Financial Times.
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    Hugo López-Gatell told the British newspaper that "his conscience is clear" and that the public narrative tries to make it seem that the government is hiding something in the figures when it is not.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Travel abroad: what are the requirements that countries request to enter during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    THE SRE recommended not to go to international destinations unless strictly necessary.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    The truth behind Hugo López Gatell and his alleged vaccination against COVID-19.
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    Dr. José Luis Alomía explained that the photograph that circulates on social networks was taken out of context.

    However, the image was accompanied by messages that distorted reality, this with the aim of creating confusion and misinformation. Faced with this situation, Alomía answered the case in a forceful and sober manner.

    “Some social networks used the photograph in which Hugo López Gatelll, during the past year, is vaccinated against influenza, the vaccine that is given every year at the beginning of the winter season, he did it precisely at a press conference at the National Palace, and then they began to use this photograph, in which the doctor is vaccinated against influenza, this to say that he received the SARS-CoV 2 vaccine, which is false ”, declared the epidemiology specialist before the press.
    Infobae (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:
    • COVID-19 Information for U.S. Citizens in Mexico Last updated: [01/26/21].
    • Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico (January 22, 2021).
    • Health Alert – Airline Passengers to the United States Must Provide Negative COVID-19 Viral Test (January 15, 2021) .
    • Health Alert – COVID-19 Testing Requirement for Air Travel (January 14, 2021).
    • 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
    (It is a public page; you do NOT need to be a Facebook member to read)

    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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    List of Health First Certified Establishments.
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