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    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • Gallery in the center of SMA robbed at gunpoint.
    • Vaccine booster begins for thirty-somethings from 30 municipalities of Guanajuato (SMA not included).
    • Permission to use public space removed from the owner of a motorcycle shop.
    • Rotary Invests Millions in Ghana.
    • 19th National Jazz Festival.
    • The architect of the revolution for water.
    • Cook well, eat well, and drink good wine!
    • The Dolores Hidalgo-SMA highway will pass into the hands of the government of the state of GTO.
    • The Second National Day of Examinations and Accreditation 2022.
    • Icelandic model strategy begins in another 21 municipalities of GTO.
    • Healthy in a pandemic? Yes you can!
    • Special section: Omicron and Covid.
      • 1,200 to 2,100 active cases in SMA?
      • Eight die from Covid-19 and 240 more Guanajuatenses are infected.
      • Confirm 240 new infections and 8 more deaths from COVID in Guanajuato.
      • Coronavirus in Mexico as of February 14: 7,831 cases and 146 deaths in the last day.
      • If I have already been infected with Omicron, can I be reinfected with the variant?
      • The Patria (Homeland) vaccine against COVID-19 is safe, according to the results of the first phase.
      • Prior COVID offers less protection vs Omicron.
      • mRNA booster shot efficacy declines within months.
      • COVID GTO: Enthusiastic UG students return to face-to-face classes.
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    For current vaccination locations in SMA:
    Vaccination Points Select San Miguel de Allende, enter age of person to be vaccinated, then click 'Buscar puntos de vacunación' (Find vaccination points).

    You can also now register for a booster shot (if 40 or older) at this same site How to register for the Covid Vaccine in Mexico - Now Open for 15 and older (on January 15, 2022) and 12 or older with a comorbidity.

    How to Get Your Official Vaccination Certificate and Submit Corrections.

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    Gallery in the center of SMA robbed at gunpoint.
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    By Gladis Montserrat Padrón Bautista. San Miguel de Allende, Gto. February 14, 2022.- They preferred that the rats that entered the gallery were those gray ones, those that cause nausea to those who see them, but it was not like that, the rats that arrived were two-legged and were armed.
    TV Independencia (sp) | English.
    Published by TV Independencia at February 14, 2022 6:16 pm.

    Vaccine reinforcement begins today Wednesday for thirty-somethings from 30 municipalities of Guanajuato (not SMA).
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    GUANAJUATO.- As of this Wednesday, February 16, there will be 30 municipalities where the application of reinforcements will begin for the age group of 30 to 39 years in 47 immunization points, they must present proof of first and second application.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    Published by News San Miguel at February 15, 2022 12:02 am.

    Permission to use public space removed from the owner of a motorcycle shop.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. – With 9 votes in favor and 3 against, in a session held last Friday, the H. Local City Council removed the permit for "use of public roads" from the owner of a motorcycle shop..
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    Published by News San Miguel at February 14, 2022 12:51 pm.

    Rotary Invests Millions in Ghana.
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    By Elizabeth Adlung. “I will never tire of seeing children drinking from a Rotary well,” said Walter Hughes, Jr. “It is a joy to see children laughing and playing instead of being sick from disease, all because Rotary funded a well,” says Mr. Hughes, who leads a partnership of 80 Rotary Clubs in Switzerland, Ghana, South Sudan, 18 U.S. states and 2 Canadian provinces.
    Atención San Miguel
    Published by Atención San Miguel at February 14, 2022 10:05 am.

    19th National Jazz Festival.
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    19th National Jazz Festival
    Concerts in the Teatro Angela Peralta
    February 17, 18, and 19, 2022
    Every night at 6:30pm
    Atención San Miguel
    Published by Atención San Miguel at February 14, 2022 10:46 am.

    The architect of the revolution for water.
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    By Libera Lang. As long as San Miguel de Allende continues to promote itself as "the best city in the world," the threat of accelerated urbanization and industrialization in aquifer …
    Atención San Miguel
    Published by Atención San Miguel at February 14, 2022 11:03 am.

    Cook well, eat well, and drink good wine!
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    By Natalie Taylor. As soon as you walk in through the glass doors at Casa Nostra you are taken by the open spaces, and the fine art work throughout. Marco …
    Atención San Miguel
    Published by Atención San Miguel at February 14, 2022 7:56 pm.

    The Dolores Hidalgo-San Miguel de Allende highway will pass into the hands of the government of the state of Guanajuato.
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    By Fernanda Morales. San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, February 14, 2022.- After Diego Sinhué had a meeting in Mexico City with the head of the Ministry of Communications and Transportation, today, the Federal Government has approved that Guanajuato keep the Ownership of the road section that connects San Miguel de Allende with Dolores Hidalgo, a total of 32 kilometers. A section to which the state will invest 2 billion pesos of state resources for its restoration.
    TV Independencia (sp) | English.
    Published by TV Independencia at February 14, 2022 6:23 pm.

    The Second National Day of Examinations and Accreditation 2022 is applied in Guanajuato.
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    This service is aimed at people who are in a condition of educational backwardness and who will be able to certify their basic education during this period.
    Boletines Dependencias (sp) | English.
    Published by Boletines Dependencias at February 14, 2022 3:57 pm.

    Icelandic model strategy begins in another 21 municipalities of Guanajuato.
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    Guanajuato, Gto. February 14, 2022.- The strategy of the Planet Youth addiction care and prevention model, based on a scientific approach, began in 21 other municipalities of Guanajuato.

    In 20 years, it is expected to achieve up to a 90% reduction in drug use in Guanajuato, as part of a long-term methodology.

    León, Celaya, Irapuato, Silao and Guanajuato are in their third year of work applying the methodology, for the 2020-2021 stage San Miguel de Allende, Comonfort, San José Iturbide, Dolores Hidalgo, San Diego de la Unión joined. , San Felipe, Ocampo, Tierra Blanca, San Luis de la Paz, Doctor Mora, San Luis, de la Paz, Romita, Salamanca, Valle de Santiago, Xichú, Tarandacuao, San Francisco del Rincón, Victoria, Jaral del Progreso, Salvatierra, Uriangato and Moroleón.
    Boletines Dependencias (sp) | English.
    Published by Boletines Dependencias at February 14, 2022 2:39 pm.

    Healthy in a pandemic? Yes you can!
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    The nutrition specialists of the DIF Guanajuato recommend that people eat a healthy diet and perform physical activity in this pandemic to stay healthy.
    News San Miguel (sp) | English.
    Published by News San Miguel at February 14, 2022 3:45 am.

    Happenings.
    • SkyMed Seminar: The SkyMed Difference Feb 15.
    • This Week's Midday Rotary Speaker (Zoom) Walter K. Hughes, Jr. Feb 15.
    • Master Class | WildWriting Adventures in San Miguel: Let’s Get VIVID! with Judyth Hill Feb 15–19.
    • El Charco del Ingenio English language tours Feb 15.
    • Aquarius Full Moon Dance Party! Feb 16.
    • Historical Walking Tour from Patronato Pro Niños Feb 16.
    • San Miguel Jazz Festival Feb 17-19.
    • El Charco del Ingenio English language tours Feb 17.
    • Historical Walking Tour from Patronato Pro Niños Feb 18.
    • ...
    • 10% Property Tax (Predial) Discount in February.
    • The CatMan Returns...Andrew Osta at the Bordello Galeria February.
    • Art Classes with Jessica Antonelli February.
    • SMA Artist Thomas Powers in Celaya Feb 4 - Mar 26.
    • Art Workshops at Galeria San Francisco Jan-Mar!
    For more see: Today's Upcoming Activities and Events.

    Special section: Omicron and Covid.

    Coronavirus Dashboard.
    Applying the UNAM Estimated Active Cases for Mexico to the population of SMA works out to about 1,200 to 2,100 active cases in SMA (more below).

    Latest Daily Changes:
    • SMA: no new deaths, 2 new cases. *
    • GTO: 8 new deaths, 240 new cases.
    • MEX: 146 new deaths, 7,831 new cases.
    For more see: Today's Coronavirus Dashboard.

    Eight die from Covid-19 and 240 more Guanajuatenses are infected.
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    Guanajuato added 240 new cases of Covid-19 and eight deaths in the last few hours, with which the state already registers 264,610 infections and 14,748 deaths.

    The Secretary of Health of Guanajuato announced that of the new infections ... San Miguel de Allende two ...
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.
    Published by El Sol de Bajio at February 14, 2022 6:22 pm.

    Confirm 240 new infections and 8 more deaths from COVID in Guanajuato.
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    Today, February 14, the Guanajuato Health authorities reported 8 more deaths from COVID in the entity, 7 of the deceased people were not vaccinated against the coronavirus.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.
    Published by Periódico AM at February 14, 2022 2:03 pm.

    Coronavirus in Mexico as of February 14: 7,831 cases and 146 deaths in the last day.
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    The health authorities reported that so far an incidence rate of accumulated cases of 4,073.6 per 100,000 inhabitants
    Infobae (sp) | English.
    Published by Infobae at February 14, 2022 6:14 pm.

    If I have already been infected with Omicron, can I be reinfected with the variant?
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    The specialists highlighted that when it comes to reinfection by any variant of COVID, including Omicron, it is also important to consider the decrease in immunity.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.
    Published by Periódico AM at February 14, 2022 6:16 pm.

    The Patria (Homeland) vaccine against COVID-19 is safe, according to the results of the first phase.
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    The project was developed by the Government of Mexico in coordination with the company Avimex, a Mexican company with more than 70 years of experience in the production of biologicals.
    Infobae (sp) | English.
    Published by Infobae at February 14, 2022 4:53 pm.

    Prior COVID offers less protection vs Omicron; mRNA booster shot efficacy declines within months.
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    The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review.
    Reuters
    Published by Reuters at February 14, 2022 4:10 pm.

    COVID Guanajuato: Enthusiastic UG students return to face-to-face classes.
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    After completing half of her Culture and Art degree online, Triny Cerón Castillo said excitedly that she was ready to return to face-to-face classes on February 14 and not only resume activities, but also see her classmates in person.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.
    Published by Periódico AM at February 14, 2022 9:23 am.
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    DIY Covid Testing Guide from SMA Covid Screening Team.
    DIY Covid Testing Guide from SMA Covid Screening Team (Joey Merrifield Facebook).
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    COVID-19 Home and Care Guide
    COVID-19 Medical Information for San Miguel de Allende Mexico
    Home and Care Guide
    From the COVID FB SMA page
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    Other Coronavirus News
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