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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • Celebrate Anado!
    • More restrictions in SMA against Covid19.
    • GTO herd immunity is a long way off.
    • "Closing is not an option" in Mexico City.
    • Mexico exceeded 60 million doses against COVID-19.
    • In GTO, the Covid vaccine is not a requirement to enter events or establishments.
    • Universal Covid vaccination will be applied in 5 states to fight third wave.
    • Police arrest man for administering fake Covid vaccine at 1,000 pesos a shot.
    • Covid infections increase in GTO.
    • María Sánchez and Saudade do Brasil.
    • It reeked of pure "popochis" in the Valley of the Corn.
    • Police stop at 4 on Independencia Avenue.
    • 4 million 605 thousand 490 ballots are destined in GTO for the Consultation.
    • U.S. issues 'Do Not Travel' advisories for Spain, Portugal over COVID-19 cases.
    • How the Delta variant upends assumptions about the coronavirus.
    • Charco del Ingenio helps prevent flooding.
    • How to return to classes during third wave of COVID-19.
    • Some COVID patients prefer to pay thousands in private hospitals.
    • Disguise.

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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.

    For more information on the Vaccinations in SMA (SMA is included in GTO, but if you want to limit the search to just SMA) see News Wire Mexico and select the location SMA and category Health or click this link News Wire Mexico: SMA, Health.

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    Celebrate Anado!
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    A celebration to mark the life, art, and friendships of Anado McLauchlin, who died on Easter Sunday, will be held on August 7, from 1-5pm, at Casa de las Ranas in La Cieneguita. Like Anado himself, it will be exuberant, wacky and colorful.

    The afternoon will center around an exhibition by his artist triends, curated by Richard Schultz, Anado’s husband.

    “Please come even if you did not know Anado” said Mr. Schultz, “This is a celebration, not a memorial so please dress festively.”
    Atención San Miguel

    They will take more restrictions in San Miguel de Allende to stop the outbreak of infections by Covid19.
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    By Ana Barrón

    San Miguel de Allende, Gto.- 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 prevent the increase in infections. Even if ...
    TV Independencia (sp) | English.

    Guanajuato herd immunity is a long way off.
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    The Secretary of Health of Guanajuato, Daniel Díaz Martínez, assured that despite the fact that the state is one of the ones that has applied the most vaccines nationwide, it is still far from immunity herd, as only one sixth of the population has a complete protection scheme, when it is necessary that at least 80% of the population be vaccinated to consider such herd immunity.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    Mexico City says "closing is not an option" in third wave of covid.
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    Mexico City, Jul 26 (EFE) .- The head of government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, said this Monday that "closing is not an option" in the face of the third wave of covid-19, with a third of the cases assets nationwide concentrated in the capital.

    "The closure of economic activities is no longer an option, even when the pandemic is still among us, what we must do is apply vaccination with greater speed and learn to take care of ourselves," Sheinbaum said when presenting the "Economic Reactivation Plan."
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Mexico exceeded 60 million doses applied against COVID-19.
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    23,955,609 Mexicans have their complete vaccination schedule
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    In Guanajuato, the Covid vaccine is not a requirement to enter events or establishments.
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    In Guanajuato, it is not contemplated, for now, to request the certificate of vaccination against Covid-19 to enter establishments, events or to carry out procedures, as is already being considered in some parts of the world and even in states of the country.

    This was pointed out by the director of Protection against Sanitary Risks of the Guanajuato Health Secretariat, who pointed out that although it is important that all people who have the possibility of getting vaccinated do so, for now it is not contemplated that vaccination has to be requirement to visit establishments or carry out procedures in the state.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    Universal Covid vaccination will be applied in 5 states to fight third wave.
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    The government will ramp up vaccination in the five states with the lowest vaccination rates in its strategy to blunt the third wave.
    Mexico News Daily

    Police arrest man for administering fake Covid vaccine at 1,000 pesos a shot.
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    A man posing as a doctor was arrested in Tapachula, Chiapas, for selling fake shots of Covid-19 vaccines for 1,000 to 1,500 pesos.
    Mexico News Daily

    Covid infections increase in Guanajuato.
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    Guanajuato had a new increase in Covid-19 infections, as it exceeded 200 infections in one day, registering 212 positive cases on Monday, with which the state accumulates more than 137 thousand people infected by the virus.

    According to the Guanajuato Health Secretariat, the 212 infections reported on Monday occurred in 38 of the 46 municipalities, which indicates that the virus has spread again and of those registered cases, 39 are from people from León, 17 from Acámbaro, 17 from Guanajuato capital, 16 from Celaya, 12 from Irapuato, as well as nine in San Miguel de Allende, nine in Yuriria, eight from Moroleón and eight from Salvatierra.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    María Sánchez and Saudade do Brasil.
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    For the second time in recent months, La Biblioteca of San Miguel de Allende welcomes the presence of María Sánchez Lozano and her excellent band of musicians.
    Atención San Miguel

    It reeked of pure "popochis" in the Valley of the Corn.
    By Gladis Montserrat Padrón Bautista

    San Miguel de Allende, Gto.- Among tears, nausea and pestilences the residents of Valle del Maíz lived during the weekend, they had to endure this ordeal as a result of a drain that "spat” sewage gushing out ...
    TV Independencia (sp) | English.

    Police stop at 4 on Independencia Avenue; they say they are from San Rafa.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE.- Four men were arrested by members of the Municipal Police who were accused of robbery and carrying alleged illegal substances. The arrest was made yesterday around 6:30 in the afternoon on the Extension of Avenida Guadalupe. They were all aboard a green pickup truck, Chevrolet brand ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    4 million 605 thousand 490 ballots are destined in Guanajuato for the Consultation; Locate your table to participate.
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    GUANAJUATO. - The National Electoral Institute (INE) already has all the ballots in Guanajuato for citizens to express their opinion in the Popular Consultation. This is a total of 4 million 605 thousand 490 ballots that were received in different deliveries, they were distributed as follows: ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    U.S. issues 'Do Not Travel' advisories for Spain, Portugal over COVID-19 cases.
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    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and State Department on Monday both warned against travel to Spain, Portugal, Cyprus and Kyrgyzstan because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases in those countries.
    Reuters

    How the Delta variant upends assumptions about the coronavirus.
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    The Delta variant is the fastest, fittest and most formidable version of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 the world has encountered, and it is upending assumptions about the disease even as nations loosen restrictions and open their economies, according to virologists and epidemiologists. ...

    But evidence is mounting that the Delta variant, first identified in India, is capable of infecting fully vaccinated people at a greater rate than previous versions, and concerns have been raised that they may even spread the virus, these experts said.

    As a result, targeted use of masks, social distancing and other measures may again be needed even in countries with broad vaccination campaigns, several of them said.
    Reuters

    If the Charco del Ingenio did not exist, SMA would suffer constant floods.
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    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.
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    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.
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    Patients with COVID fear public hospitals and prefer to pay thousands of pesos in private ones.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.
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    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information
    The latest security, health and passport processing updates.
    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information.
    Latest updates:
    • Security Alert: Reports of increased criminal activity, Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon. July 13, 2021.
    • Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Tijuana, Mexico – July 12, 2021.
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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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