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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • U.S. Consular Agency in SMA accepting passport renewals.
    • The "Lulú" stationery store needs our help.
    • 228 infections and 2 deaths from COVID-19 in GTO.
    • The vaccine applied to teachers worked.
    • Trees taken from Guadalupe Avenue are dead.
    • Juan Pablo, the boy who represents Mexico in a World golf tournament.
    • Cooking with Peanuts.
    • Border closure boosted sales of Mexican businesses by an estimated 40%.
    • GTO: 34 girls and boys have died from Covid-19.
    • AMANC GTO invests about 2 million pesos in children with cancer.
    • Mexico has vaccinated more than 25,000 foreigners among migrants and tourists.
    • England scraps quarantine for fully vaccinated U.S., EU arrivals.
    • Mortality and lethality of COVID-19 fell dramatically in third wave.
    • Return to classes in GTO would begin days before the third wave COVID peak.
    • Mexico reportedly close to approving treatment against COVID-19.
    • Wear a Mask.
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    Peso: 1 USD = 19.88 MXN. 1 CAD = 15.95 MXN.
    Weather: 57F - 78F - 55F; 14C - 26C - 13C; 15%.
    (morning low - daytime high - overnight low; chance of precipitation).
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    U.S. Consular Agency in San Miguel accepting passport renewals.
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    Mexico News U.S. Consular Agency in San Miguel accepting passport renewals The United States Consular Agency in San Miguel de Allende is now accepting applications for renewal of some adult, regular 10-year validity passports. They will also accept applications for the exchange of limited validity emergency passports for regular full passports (within one year...
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    The "Lulú" stationery store needs our help.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. - With the arrival of the pandemic, many stationery stores and other businesses have been greatly affected, their sales have decreased, to the extent that sometimes it is better not to open because very little is sold. The stationery "Lulu", a stationery with more than 20 years ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    GW: Support your local businesses, if you can, including the papelerias.

    They report 228 infections and 2 deaths from COVID-19 in Guanajuato.
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    COVID Guanajuato today, Wednesday, July 28: They report 228 new infections and 2 more deaths from COVID-19 in the state,
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    88 hospitalised in GTO due to Covid.
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    Of 88 people hospitalized, 58 are reported serious and 22 in critical condition, reports the Secretary of Health, Daniel Díaz.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    High incidence of infections remains in Guanajuato.
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    Today more than 200 cases were registered.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    Yes, the vaccine applied to teachers worked.
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    Daniel Díaz Martínez, Secretary of Health of Guanajuato, assured that the doses against Covid-19 applied to teachers do work, because of the 118 thousand immunized teachers, only 32 people have been infected with the disease.

    This, after the concern arose among some teachers who even requested that another vaccine of some other brand be applied to them prior to returning to classes, which, according to the Secretary of Health, is not necessary, in addition to that they would be removing the possibility of someone to protect themselves against Covid-19.

    “118 thousand teachers were already vaccinated with this single-dose CanSino scheme and we have only had 32 cases, which means less than 0.1% and no deaths in teachers' vaccines, so this vaccine that was applied to teachers is useful, They do not have to be looking to apply another vaccine from another brand, we are also taking away the possibility of getting vaccinated from someone who has not even received
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    The trees that were taken from Guadalupe Avenue to Nuevo Mexiquito are dead.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. - Almost two years have passed since the little trees on Guadalupe Avenue were removed ...
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    Juan Pablo, the boy from the community of La Cantera, who represents Mexico in a World golf tournament.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE.- There are stories that we love to tell and this is one of the most beautiful that we have ever had. The protagonist: Juan Pablo Mora, a 10-year-old boy from San Miguel with a "red bone" and a worthy representative of the La Cantera community.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.

    Cooking with Peanuts.
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    Kirsten West, “The Culinary Explorer,” is an international chef and cooking instructor living and working in San Miguel de Allende. She has traveled to the different regions of Mexico for more than 25 years studying Mexican cuisine. During those years she has had many wonderful teachers from home cooks to professional cooks. She has also learned from chefs who are authorities of the cuisine such as Diana Kennedy and Rick Bayless with whom she collaborated for eight years.
    Atención San Miguel

    Border closure boosted sales of Mexican businesses by an estimated 40%
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    Some businesses in northern border cities have seen their sales increase by up to 40% due to the Covid-induced border closure.
    Mexico News Daily

    GTO: 34 girls and boys have died from Covid-19.
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    Most were between zero and five years old. Nationwide, the virus has claimed the lives of 595 minors.

    From April 2020 to July 25, 2021, in Guanajuato 34 children and adolescents have died from Covid-19, in addition to five thousand 67 people under 17 years of age have been infected in the entity.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    AMANC Guanajuato invests about 2 million pesos in children with cancer.
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    A joint effort has been made with state health authorities to avoid leaving minors untreated
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.

    Mexico has vaccinated more than 25,000 foreigners among migrants and tourists.
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    The Government of Mexico reported this Wednesday that since February to date it has vaccinated some 25,000 foreigners, including migrants and visitors from other countries who have been between the age groups that have been immunized in the country.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    England scraps quarantine for fully vaccinated U.S., EU arrivals.
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    England will allow fully vaccinated travellers from the United States and European Union to arrive without needing to quarantine from August 2, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Wednesday.
    Reuters

    López-Gatell: mortality and lethality of COVID-19 fell dramatically in third wave.
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    The Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell, pointed out that the death rate from COVID-19 in Mexico, due to the third wave, is significantly lower than the first and second, by 2%; that is, there is a 77% reduction compared to the first wave, and 87% compared to the' second wave.

    López-Gatell indicated that, although we certainly have a rebound, 'the third wave' in Mexico (...), in countries with access to vaccines, such as Mexico, "it allows us to have an important change in the face of the pandemic."
    Infobae (sp) | English.
    GW: This was expected as we wrote about six months ago: Vaccinate the 20% of the country that represent 95% of the deaths.

    Return to classes in Guanajuato would begin days before the third wave COVID peak.
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    University of Washington projects a third COVID wave peak between September 10 and 13 in Guanajuato with days of up to 40 deaths.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    Distance, mask and CO2 measurement are essential for back to school.
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    The infectologist Juan Luis Mosqueda recommends distance between students, all with face masks and CO2 measurement for a safe return to class.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    Mexico close to approving treatment against COVID-19 that reduces risk of hospitalization and death by up to 70%
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    Cofepris reported that the request for the combination of drugs for emergency use was pending.

    The Committee for New Molecules (CMN), and the Subcommittee for the Evaluation of Biotechnological Products (SEPB), held the 81st extraordinary session to issue a technical opinion on the combination of the drugs Bamlanivimab / Etesevimab, which received a unanimous favorable opinion from of experts and experts, reported Cofepris.
    Infobae (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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