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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • Joya Hospital open in SMA.
    • GTO has 10 more Covid deaths.
    • Mexico receives 15th shipment from Pfizer-BioNTech.
    • Vaccination will continue in metropolitan areas.
    • Private-sector health workers claim they’ve been ignored in vaccination program.
    • San Miguel Elderly Got Their Coronavirus Vaccines.
    • Goodbye Covid, hello Easter vacation: beaches are popular destinations.
    • Glamping in Tulum and More Travel News.
    • GTO Vaccinations.
    • QRO Vaccinations.
    • Other Coronavirus News.
    • More News.
    • Wear a mask.
    • Teamwork.

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    Joya Hospital arrives in San Miguel de Allende; Know their services.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. - The Joya Hospital arrived in San Miguel de Allende, they have been open for three weeks, already in hospital operations they have had admissions in all their areas: emergencies, intensive therapy, floor, operating rooms, including its Center for Respiratory Diseases (CER) for patient care Covid. Insert into the society of San ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    Guanajuato has 10 more Covid deaths.
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    The Secretariat of Health of Guanajuato reported that the entity added 10 deaths from coronavirus and 46 new infections of the disease in the last 24 hours, the state registers a total of 10 thousand 586 deaths and 129 thousand 170 cases Covid-19 positives.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    Mexico receives 15th shipment of packaged vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech.
    From December 23, 2020 to April 5 of this year, 15 million 163 thousand 420 doses of vaccines have been received from five pharmaceutical companies.

    At 4:50 p.m. on Monday, April 5, Mexico received 487,500 doses of packaged vaccines against COVID-19 produced by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer-BioNTech, which will allow progress in vaccination throughout the country.
    Gobierno de México (sp) | English.

    Vaccination will continue in metropolitan areas of importance due to the number and population mobility.
    In recent days, vaccination started in capital cities and will continue in metropolitan areas of importance due to the number and population mobility that are not capital cities, such as Acapulco, Guerrero; and Tijuana, Baja California, announced the Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez.

    At the head of the press conference on the current situation of the pandemic, he reported that until this day and since last December 24, nine million 287 thousand 405 doses of vaccines from different pharmaceutical companies have been applied.

    Until the cut-off of 4:00 p.m. today, six percent of the population and practically half of the total elderly people living in the country have at least one dose, he explained.

    When the immunization of this sector is concluded, he said, the plan will advance to the vaccination phase in people from 50 to 59 years old, and later to that of 40 to 49. He stressed that vaccination is not linked to any political or partisan activity; it is a free and universal program.

    He explained that an average of four days elapse from the moment the vaccines arrive in the country until they are available at the vaccination post.
    Gobierno de México (sp) | English.

    Private-sector health workers claim they’ve been ignored in vaccination program.
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    More than 630,000 health workers have been vaccinated against Covid-19 but some private sector medical personnel say they have been forgotten.
    Mexico News Daily

    San Miguel Elderly Got Their Coronavirus Vaccines.
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    After each inoculation national employees handed out proof of receiving the first dose. What is not clear is when the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine will arrive.
    Atención San Miguel

    Goodbye Covid, hello Easter vacation: beaches are popular destinations.
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    Hordes of tourists arrived at beach destinations over Easter weekend despite fears of the vacation period fueling a third wave of Covid cases.
    Mexico News Daily

    Glamping in Tulum and More Travel News.
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    Travelers headed to Mexico’s Caribbean coast will find multiple options in and around the popular beachfront town of Tulum.
    Atención San Miguel

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    GTO Vaccination News
    For more information on the Vaccinations in GTO see News Wire Mexico and select the location GTO and category Health or click this link News Wire Mexico: GTO, Health.

    Guanajuato Government (spanish pdf file).

    Vaccination against Covid-19 advances by 28% on the first day in León.
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    Of the more than 147 thousand doses that reached the municipality, just over 40 thousand older adults have already been inoculated
    Periodico Correo (sp) | English.

    Leonese arrive to apply second dose against COVID and are denied.
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    Today at the COVID vaccination centers in León, those seeking their second dose were rejected.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    They will distribute COVID vaccines from 6 in the morning to avoid delays.
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    This Tuesday will begin with the process of distribution of vaccines against COVID from 6:00 in the morning in León to avoid delays such as those that occurred this Monday.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.
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    QRO Vaccination News
    Secretaría de Bienestar Querétaro (Facebook)
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    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
    Last updated March 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:
    • SMA Consular Agent Passport Renewal Program (March 26, 2021).
    • Message for U.S. Citizens – Change in Availability of American Citizen Services (March 19, 2021)
    • Passport Services **NEW: ADULT RENEWAL DROP-OFF PROGRAM** (March 2021)
    • Health and Security Alert – Spring Break 2021 (March 4, 2021)
    • Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico (March 4, 2021)
    • COVID-19 Information for U.S. Citizens in Mexico Last updated: [01/26/21].
    • Health Alert – COVID-19 Testing Requirement for Air Travel (January 14, 2021).
    • Status of U.S. Consular Operations in Mexico in Light of COVID-19 (Updated November 25, 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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    List of Health First Certified Establishments.
    Portal | Direct link to list of Certified Establishments | Certified Hotels | Gyms, spas, clubs, sports centers.
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