• Glenn Wilson
    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 4 new deaths, 9 new cases, 194 confirmed active cases, 2,552 - 5,434 estimated active cases.
    • GTO: 53 new deaths, 573 new cases.
    • MEX: 800 new deaths, 11,006 new cases.

    SMA: 68 deaths, 1,199 confirmed, 72 suspected, 937 recovered.
    SMA: 64 deaths, 1,190 confirmed, 58 suspected, 923 recovered (previous).
    SMA New cases, active cases, 7 day moving averages, and estimated active cases: Google Spreadsheet.
    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    Confirmed active cases = confirmed cases - deaths - recovered.

    Understanding Mexico's Covid Statistics. We are in the middle of a pandemic in one of the hardest-hit countries in the world. The confirmed cases represent a small percent of actual infections, so "don't let your guard down."

    Methodology for Calculating Estimated Active Cases of Covid for SMA.

    “If you don’t take care of yourself we are going to lock you up before they lock us all up. ... The next three months will be terrible in terms of infections and deaths. Remember that difficult days are coming,” Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal said.
    Atención San Miguel.

    Federal platform failure may show 'false' reduction of GTO Covid-19 cases.
    Periódico AM (sp) | English.

    "The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases." Reuters.

    SMA Covid deaths details from last 1 week (if any) Google search.

    GTO: 4,523 deaths, 69,619 confirmed, 3,652 suspected.
    GTO: 4,470 deaths, 69,046 confirmed, 3,303 suspected (previous).
    GTO New cases, active cases and 7 day moving averages: Google Spreadsheet.
    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Yesterday: The GTO portal shows no change in confirmed cases for GTO, but ..."[for GTO] In addition, 369 new infections were reported"
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.
    I added the 369 cases into our figures for yesterday in the values and calculations above,.

    For the latest SMA News 24/7 visit News Wire Mexico: SMA. Updated every 30 minutes.
    Beginning Saturday October 3, 2020 the Government is only testing 1 out of ten symptomatic cases. The numbers will look lower but but it is due to less testing.Joey Merrifield

    This refers to people in GTO (including SMA) that present to certain medical facilities with symptoms of Covid. There is another methodology change happening at this same time described at: Covid numbers leap as authorities change methodology.

    COVID Testing Policy Change
    Beginning next week, SMA will offer free testing for all patients who meet symptomatic criteria.
    Covid-19 SMA Oct 14

    It is not clear how much these changes will impact the official statistics.
    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Note that these Worldometer graphs are one day behind the reported data.

    MEX: 1,193,255 cases and 110,874 deaths (click for latest).
    MEX: 1,182,249 cases and 110,074 deaths (previous).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

    Johns Hopkins
    Mexico | World (click for latest).
    Covid data comparisons ("New" cases, etc) are between the two most recent official reports. Official SMA and GTO data is released in the early afternoon (sometime after 2 pm) and Official Mexico data is released in the evening.
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  • Ken Smith
    Hi Glenn, Just wanted to say thanks for continuing to compile these via the Google spreadsheet. We just had to make a tough decision to postpone our planned upcoming stay in SMA for at least a few months, and it is nice to have some moving averages of numbers to guide our decision.
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