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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • Charco del Ingenio helps prevent flooding in SMA.
    • How to return to classes during third wave of COVID-19.
    • Some COVID patients prefer to pay thousands in private hospitals.
    • COVID infections continue in GTO; back at yellow traffic light on federal map.
    • Monitoring medical oxygen demand.
    • Coronavirus in Mexico: 6,535 infections and 108 deaths.
    • Health authorities modified 8 out of 10 points to consider in the epidemic risk.
    • Mixed AstraZeneca-Pfizer shot boosts COVID antibody level.
    • Seven times more Americans than Mexicans arrested for drug trafficking at the border.
    • Tourism sector met with the Health sector.
    • Traditional dishes of the region that are the culinary heritage of GTO.
    • GTO exceeds 3 million vaccines against Covid-19 applied.
    • More than a million GTO fully vaccinated against COVID.
    • On Monday vaccines arrive for adults between 30-39 years; most go to the northeast of GTO (SMA not included).
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    If the Charco del Ingenio did not exist, SMA would suffer constant floods.
    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Gto.- (OEM-Informex) .- 85% of the rainwater that passes through the municipal seat during the rainy season in San Miguel de Allende, passes through the protected natural area of ​​the Botanical Garden - Charco del Ingenio If the preservation of this place did not exist, the World Heritage city would suffer from constant flooding, especially due to water runoff, coming from the communities located towards Querétaro.

    On January 25, 2005, the San Miguel de Allende City Council unanimously agreed to the Declaration of an Ecological Preservation Zone (ZPE) for the territorial complex made up of El Charco del Ingenio, Landeta Park, and the areas of federal jurisdiction corresponding to Bordo San Carlos, Las Colonias Dam, Arroyo del Obraje and Obraje Dam. This complex encompasses a core of 180 hectares devoted primarily to environmental conservation activities, complemented by a buffer zone formed by the polygon that surrounds the core area, within a radius of three hundred linear meters, adding up to a total of 380 hectares.

    In an interview, the director of the Botanical Garden, Mario Hernández, said that preservation has been fundamental so that in rainy seasons such as this 2021 in which some storms have occurred in the municipality, the urban area is not flooded with the whole of runoff from the upper part, since the absorption constantly carried out by the vegetation and the land in this area, considerably reduces the water load that the city could receive suddenly, if the Charco del Ingenio did not exist.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    Safe Return: SEP indicates how to return to classes during third wave of COVID-19.
    The 2021-2022 school cycle begins on Monday, August 30, just during the peak of the third wave of coronavirus in Mexico.

    In the midst of the third wave of COVID-19 in Mexico, the Ministry of Public Education (SEP), with the intention of guaranteeing the right to education of students of various educational levels without this representing a health threat, put online the Safe Return program, which trains those who take the course to identify outbreaks and chains of contagion of this disease.

    Through an official statement, the federal secretary in charge of Delfina Gómez indicated that "the massive Safe Return online course provides strategies that contribute to reducing the risk of SARS-Cov-2 infections among members of the communities' schools to strengthen a safe return to face- to- face classes for the 2021-2022 school year ”.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    COVID patients fear public hospitals and prefer to pay thousands in private.
    Patients with COVID fear public hospitals and prefer to pay thousands of pesos in private ones.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    Five Guanajuatoans die of coronavirus.
    Positive cases of coronavirus continue to increase, in the last day the state registered 193 new infections and the entity registers a total of 136,919 confirmed cases.

    The Guanajuato Health Secretariat announced that the new infections were registered in León, which totaled 93, Irapuato 30, Guanajuato 17, Celaya six, San Miguel de Allende five, Apaseo El Alto four, Juventino Rosas four, Silao four, Santiago Maravatío three, Apaseo El Grande two, Comonfort two, Dolores Hidalgo two, Jaral del Progreso two, San Francisco del Rincón two, Santa Catarina two, Tierra Blanca two, Abasolo one, Jerécuaro one, Ocampo one, Pénjamo one, Purísima del Rincón one, Salamanca one , San Diego de la Unión one, San José Iturbide one, San Luis de la Paz one, Tarimoro one, Victoria one, Villagrán one and Yuriria one positive case.

    Five Guanajuatoans have died in the last 24 hours because of the coronavirus, the state has 11,329 deaths.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    COVID infections continue in Guanajuato; goodbye to green traffic light, we go to yellow.
    COVID Guanajuato: deaths and infections today Sunday, July 25.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    Celaya: Medical oxygen demand does not increase despite rise in Covid-19 infections.
    CELAYA, Gto.- (OEM-Informex) .- Despite the increase in positive cases of Covid-19 in what has been called the third wave, in Celaya the demand for medical oxygen cylinders has not yet grown in the two main distributors, and not independent distributors, but in less than a month the presence of people coming for your oxygen tank could be reflected.

    This was announced by the independent distributor Alberto Valdez, from the Naranjos neighborhood, who commented that so far sales are normal, 150 and up to 300 a day, but the assortment is for the different neighboring municipalities such as San Miguel de Allende, Acámbaro, Salvatierra, Apaseo el Grande, Apaseo el Alto, Villagrán, Juventino Rosas, Comonfort and of course for Celaya.

    He explained that in the months of greatest demand, more than a thousand cylinders a day were sold, both small ones of 628 liters, which cost 260 pesos, as well as large cylinders of 9.5 cubic meters, which have a cost per unit of 615 pesos. .
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    León: Requests for oxygen tanks for COVID patients on the rise.
    COVID León: In just one week they increased from 9 to 10 requests to fill oxygen tanks per day, confirmed the director of Civil Protection.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    Coronavirus in Mexico: 6,535 infections and 108 deaths.
    According to the latest SSa report, 79,422,585 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have arrived in Mexico. This supply corresponds to the arrival of biologicals from six different laboratories: AstraZeneca (25,788,400), Pfizer (24,201,645), Sinovac (18 million), Cansino (5,682,540), Sputnik V (4,400,000) and Johnson & Johnson (1,350,000).

    Meanwhile, on July 24, 978,283 applications of the antigen were made, which was added to give a total of 60,558,289 inoculations since December 24, 2020.

    In addition, 42,180,955 people immunized with at least one dose were counted. However, only 23,955,609 adults over 18 years of age have the complete scheme.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    COVID-19 in Mexico: Health authorities modified 8 out of 10 points to consider in the epidemic risk.
    Vaccination against COVID-19 has already impacted the way the SSA calculates epidemiological risk.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Mixed AstraZeneca-Pfizer shot boosts COVID antibody level - study.
    A mixed vaccination of first AstraZeneca (AZN.L) and then a Pfizer (PFE.N) COVID-19 shot boosted neutralizing antibody levels by six times compared with two AstraZeneca doses, a study from South Korea showed.

    The narco adapted to COVID-19: they arrest seven times more Americans than Mexicans for drug trafficking at the border.
    The land border between the US and Mexico was closed since March 2020; organized crime now enters its drug into the United States through young people that it recruits in that country.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Representatives of the tourism sector hold a meeting with authorities of the Health Sector.
    The call to the population is not to lower their guard or trust themselves even when they have already been vaccinated.

    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Gto.- (OEM-Informex) .- The municipal president, Gonzalo González led a meeting with representatives of the health sector and the tourism sector in San Miguel de Allende to follow up on the epidemiological panorama of the coronavirus; They agreed to strengthen sanitary measures to avoid the increase in infections now that the presence of the new variant of the coronavirus, Delta, has been confirmed in the municipality. ...

    Both the tourism representatives and the health sector agreed not to relax prevention measures and to reinforce sanitary filters at the entrance of establishments such as restaurants and hotels; in addition to supervising the gauges to avoid crowds that endanger the health of attendees and workers.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    The traditional dishes of the region that are the culinary heritage of Guanajuato.
    DOLORES HIDALGO, CIN. - Corn gorditas, ranch chicken broth, quelites and purslane, among more dishes that are accompanied with flavored waters of xoconostle, garambullo, borrachita, aloe with pineapple, alfalfa, hibiscus and oats, with ingredients that many cooks traditionally usually collect in the field to prepare ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    Guanajuato exceeds 3 million vaccines against Covid-19 applied.
    Guanajuato has had rapid progress in the application of biological due to the work of the Roadrunner Brigade.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    More than a million Guanajuato fully vaccinated against COVID.
    Since last January, more than a million Guanajuato have received a complete vaccination against COVID, either one or two doses.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    On Monday vaccines arrive for adults between 30-39 years; most go to the northeast of Guanajuato (SMA not included).
    GUANAJUATO.- This Sunday a new batch of 64,800 doses of COVID vaccine arrives in Mexico. Of these, one lot will be destined for 10 municipalities of Guanajuato. Through a statement, the government of Mexico reported that the vaccination process will begin next Monday and will be for adults ...
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