• Hope Bradberry
    July 31, 2020
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  • Glenn Wilson
    July 30, 2020
    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • Tourists must have a reservation to enter SMA.
    • California, Florida and Texas see record rise in COVID-19 deaths.
    • Coronavirus in Mexico exceeds 45,000 dead and there are 408,449 infections.
    • Home sales begin in “UNESCO Cities”.
    • Neighbors of the La Esmeralda neighborhood ask not to be ignored by the municipal government.
    • SICOM launches a call for the construction of the UNAM in San Miguel de Allende.
    • First virtual museum opens in san miguel de allende.
    • Covid-19 risk colonies identified.
    • Coronavirus has closed an estimated 150,000 small corner stores.
    • ‘Wear a face mask:’ government attempts to clarify a muddied message.
    • Unbeatable Covid-19; 21 thousand infections in Guanajuato.
    • People without face masks will be removed from public transport.
    • Minors return to the IMSS nurseries.
    • Cofepris prevents the purchase of vaccines.
    • Other Coronavirus News.
    • More News.
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    Tourists must have a reservation to enter San Miguel.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - As part of the economic revival, on July 15 the hotels operate at 40% of their capacity, this does not represent the opening of the tourist destination, therefore, the use of common areas and swimming pools is restricted. At the entrances to the city, visitors will find the sanitary filters where ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 29, 2020 7:57 pm | English.

    California, Florida and Texas see record rise in COVID-19 deaths.
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    California, Florida and Texas, the three largest U.S. states, all set one-day records for fatalities from COVID-19 on Wednesday, a Reuters tally showed, and the Miami-area school district said students would not return to classrooms when the new academic year begins as deaths from the virus spiked nationwide.

    The United States has registered 10,000 deaths over the last 11 days, the fastest surge since early June, prompting heated debates between the American public and its leaders over the best course forward. New infections do not appear to be rising at the same pace.(tmsnrt.rs/2P87LUu)

    “In light of viral surge in our community, it’s in the best interest of students and employees to commence the 20-21 school year at a distance,” Miami-Dade County Public Schools said on Twitter. Classes are set to begin Aug. 31 in Miami-Dade, which has more than 350,000 students, making it the country’s fourth largest school district.
    Reuters

    Coronavirus in Mexico: exceeds 45,000 dead and there are 408,449 infections.
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    José Luis Alomía, director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health (SSA), reported this Wednesday, day 59 of the New Normal, a strategy that aims to gradually reactivate economic, social and educational activity in Mexico, which totasl 45,361 deaths and 408,449 cumulative confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).

    From the National Palace, he noted that it is estimated that 48,550 patients presented symptoms in the last fourteen days, which represents people who potentially contribute to the transmission of the virus.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Home sales begin in “UNESCO Cities”.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - The subdivision called "UNESCO Cities", a project of the municipal government 2015-2018 in which it was promised to provide San Miguel residents with "low-cost housing", is already for sale, the houses will cost about half a million pesos, only less than 100 IMUVI applications were accepted, ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 29, 2020 9:10 pm | English.

    Neighbors of the La Esmeralda neighborhood ask not to be ignored by the municipal government.
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    Lic. Antonieta Herrera Rubio. San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Several residents of the La Esmeralda subdivision stated that for six years their requests for police presence have been ignored, as well as the promise of placing the forged bridge in La Cieneguita. The citizen complaint that was made in writing ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 29, 2020 9:42 pm | English.

    SICOM launches a call for the construction of the UNAM in San Miguel de Allende.
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    A tripartite investment of around 42 million pesos is projected, between UNAM and the state and municipal governments. San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Wednesday, July 29, 2020.- The Ministry of Infrastructure, Connectivity and Mobility (SICOM), invites construction companies to participate in the national public tender to execute ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 29, 2020 5:03 pm | English.

    First virtual museum opens in san miguel de allende.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., July 29, 2020.- The Directorate of Culture and Traditions announces the opening of the first virtual museum in San Miguel de Allende, and it is through the exhibition “The Art of Wine”. In the Coronavirus contingency, they found the opportunity to share art through ...
    SMA Government (sp) July 29, 2020 1:47 pm | English.

    Covid-19 risk colonies identified.
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    • Together with the health sector they analyzed areas of higher risk of contagion.
    • The objective is to inform the people of San Miguel to take preventive measures.
    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., July 28, 2020.- The Insurgentes subdivision, the Olimpo, San Rafael, Bellavista, Palmita de Landeta, Infonavit Malanquín and las Alamedas neighborhoods, are ...
    SMA Government (sp) July 29, 2020 10:37 am | English.

    Coronavirus has closed an estimated 150,000 small corner stores.
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    Trade organization says convenience stores have seen a 25% reduction in sales yet the government has not effectively stepped in to help them survive.
    Mexico News Daily July 29, 2020 12:50 pm

    ‘Wear a face mask:’ government attempts to clarify a muddied message.
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    As Mexico's official coronavirus case tally passed 400,000, the deputy health minister called on citizens to wear a face mask.
    Mexico News Daily July 29, 2020 11:38 am

    Unbeatable Covid-19; 21 thousand infections in Guanajuato.
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    Increases to 811 people hospitalized at risk of collapse health system in Guanajuato
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 29, 2020 7:23 pm | English.

    People without face masks will be removed from public transport.
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    The person who gets off the unit will lose their ticket ...
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 29, 2020 6:00 am | English.

    Minors return to the IMSS nurseries.
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    Parents will have to comply with showing up with face masks, respect the distance of 1.5 meters at the entrance and delivery
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 29, 2020 6:00 am | English.

    Cofepris prevents the purchase of vaccines.
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    SSG confirms biological shortage for preventable diseases in the state
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 29, 2020 6:00 am | English.
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    Last update: Health Alert – Mexico COVID-19 Update (July 29, 2020) .
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    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
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    List of Health First Certified Establishments.
    Portal | Direct link to list of Certified Establishments.
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    Free COVID-19 Screening in SMA
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    From Joey Merrifield:
    Mexicans or ex-pats can contact me via WhatsApp 4151145009 and I will screen them and if eligible per the government protocols for free testing I will contact Dra Chao who does the testing directly. I have a very close working relationship with her. Kate Greenaway. RN and I will ensure they receive the home health care guide (English/Spanish) which is available at https://www.covid19sma.com/ and assist with symptom management. WhatsApp only 4151145009 or Email
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    Shortage and on going need for N95 Masks for Frontline Medical Staff in Mexico.
    There is a shortage and on going need for N95 masks which are being used faster than we can get donations. ... Donate: N95 Masks for Frontline Medical Staff in Mexico.
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  • Glenn Wilson
    July 30, 2020
    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: no new cases; 92 active.
    • GTO: 18 new deaths; 540 new cases.
    • MEX: 485 new deaths.

    SMA: 11 deaths, 223 confirmed (25 suspected; 120 recovered).
    SMA: 11 deaths, 223 confirmed (14 suspected; 115 recovered) (yesterday).
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    92 active confirmed cases. It is very likely there are additional active cases that have not been confirmed, so "don't let your guard down."
    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    In the dashboard above there are 223 confirmed cases, 11 deaths and 120 recovered. 223-11-120 = 92 active confirmed cases.

    GTO: 1,267 deaths, 21,428 confirmed (2,505 suspected).
    GTO: 1,249 deaths, 20,888 confirmed (2,340 suspected) (yesterday).
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    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
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    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Worldometer
    Mexico: 408,449 cases and 45,361 deaths (click for latest).
    Mexico: 402,697 cases and 44,876 (yesterday).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

    Johns Hopkins
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  • Glenn Wilson
    July 29, 2020
    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • SMA neighborhoods with the most cases of Covid-19 identified.
    • Mobility behind the increase in infections in GTO: 2,214 new cases since the weekend.
    • Covid-19's impact on the heart: Two new studies suggest 'the plot thickening'.
    • Mexico exceeds 400,000 infections.
    • First video conference divorce lasted 12 minutes.
    • Ecodeli donates 10,000 face masks to the SSP to distribute to passers-by.
    • Essence and Simultaneity.
    • Study reveals deaths in Mexico City 161% above normal since start of pandemic.
    • The rains of the last days have not affected San Miguel de Allende.
    • 617 Guanajuato spread in a single day from Covid-19.
    • Covid-19 infections rise, in San Miguel and Dolores Hidalgo.
    • Other Coronavirus News.
    • More News.
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    SMA neighborhoods with the most cases of Covid-19 identified.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - The Insurgentes subdivision, the Olimpo, San Rafael, Bellavista, Palmita de Landeta, Infonavit Malanquín and Las Alamedas neighborhoods, are the points that statistically present the highest number of active cases and infections of Covid-19, as reported by the Sanitary Jurisdiction II. The municipal president, Luis Alberto Villarreal sent a message to ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 28, 2020 7:51 pm | English.

    Mobility behind the increase in infections in GTO: 2,214 new cases since the weekend.
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    Population mobility in the municipalities has brought an increase in cases and deaths due to COVID-19, which only this Tuesday presented 617 new infections and 25 deaths, said the Secretary of Health of Guanajuato, Daniel Díaz Martínez, for which he asked the mayors Of the 46 municipalities, reinforce prevention and containment actions, in addition to regulating such mobility, since local actions contribute very importantly to containing the course of the epidemic in the state.

    The 617 new infections of the day, represent the third worst number recorded since the start of the pandemic and are added to the accumulated state, which on July 28 reached 20,888 confirmed cases of coronavirus, as well as 1,249 deaths from said cause. ...

    Although the secretary stressed that there is an intense campaign to make the use of mouthguards compulsory among Guanajuato's people and that there is a need for social distancing "especially in strategic points of greater concentration of the population such as public transport" to prevent outbreaks, the suspension of said service, established by Irapuato during the weekends, has no chance of being established in León, according to the words of the PAN councilor Ana Esquivel Arrona this Tuesday to the press.
    POPLab (sp)

    Covid-19's impact on the heart: Two new studies suggest 'the plot thickening'.
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    Since the coronavirus pandemic first began, evidence has emerged showing that Covid-19 can damage more than the lungs.

    The disease caused by the novel coronavirus can harm other organs in the body -- including the heart -- and now two separate studies, published in the journal JAMA Cardiology on Monday, provide more insight into how Covid-19 may have a prolonged impact on heart health in those who have recovered from illness and may have caused cardiac infection in those who died.
    Doctors baffled as virus triggers mysterious health issues

    "We've understood for a few months now that Covid-19 is not only a respiratory infection but a multi-system infection," said cardiologist Dr. Nieca Goldberg, medical director of the NYU Women's Heart Program and senior adviser for women's health strategy at NYU Langone Health in New York, who was not involved in either study.
    CNN

    Mexico exceeds 400,000 infections.
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    On this day 58 of the New Normality, there are 44,876 deaths from COVID-19.

    José Luis Alomía, director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health (SSA), reported this Tuesday, day 58 of the New Normal, a strategy that aims to gradually reactivate the economic, social and educational life of the country, which in Mexico total 44,876 deaths and 402,876 accumulated confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).

    From the National Palace, he noted that an estimated 49,678 patients had symptoms in the last fourteen days, which represents people who potentially contribute to the transmission of the virus.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    First video conference divorce lasted 12 minutes.
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    By: Lic. Antonieta Herrera Rubio. San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Tuesday, July 28, 2020.- In the first hearing by videoconference in real time, a Divorce Judgment was issued, in a maximum time of 12 minutes, they did not allow taking photographs. Through a statement it was reported that on July 9, 2020, the ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 28, 2020 10:04 pm | English.

    Ecodeli donates 10,000 face masks to the SSP to distribute to passers-by.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - The company Ecodeli Comercial donated 10,000 covers to the Ministry of Public Security to reinforce prevention, care and containment measures against Covid-19 due to the gradual increase in visitors to the municipality. Since May 1, the use of face masks is compulsory in San Miguel de ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 28, 2020 8:38 pm | English.

    Essence and Simultaneity.
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    William Blake once referred to “essence” as a quality of experience that can only be captured by symbolic means. The term “essence” may allude to inner life; ours or that present in the natural and man-made forms that surround us. We select objects to share our ambient spaces carefully,
    Atención San Miguel July 28, 2020 5:00 pm

    Study reveals deaths in Mexico City 161% above normal since start of pandemic.
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    More evidence has emerged about the heavy toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on Mexico's capital.
    Mexico News Daily July 28, 2020 4:16 pm

    The rains of the last days have not affected San Miguel de Allende.
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    By: Ana Barrón July 28, 2020 San Miguel de Allende, Gto.- There are no expected diseases due to Hurricane Hanna in San Miguel de Allende, as the Director of Civil Protection, Josafat Enriquez, reported that tropical depression "Hanna" it will become low pressure and will only affect the northern part of the State; in San ...
    TV Independencia (sp) July 28, 2020 5:33 pm | English.

    617 Guanajuato spread in a single day from Covid-19.
    Contagios
    Celaya, Irapuato and León, where there were more coronavirus transmissions
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 28, 2020 5:55 pm | English.

    Covid-19 infections rise, in San Miguel and Dolores Hidalgo.
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    In Dolores, prevention and health measures seem to be only for the consideration of the population
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 28, 2020 6:00 am | English.
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    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information
    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information.
    Last update: Health Alert – Mexico COVID-19 Update (July 22, 2020) 
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    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
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    List of Health First Certified Establishments.
    Portal | Direct link to list of Certified Establishments.
    ~~~~~
    Free COVID-19 Screening in SMA
    1x8c19llke9n7pta.jpeg
    From Joey Merrifield:
    Mexicans or ex-pats can contact me via WhatsApp 4151145009 and I will screen them and if eligible per the government protocols for free testing I will contact Dra Chao who does the testing directly. I have a very close working relationship with her. Kate Greenaway. RN and I will ensure they receive the home health care guide (English/Spanish) which is available at https://www.covid19sma.com/ and assist with symptom management. WhatsApp only 4151145009 or Email
    ~~~~~
    Shortage and on going need for N95 Masks for Frontline Medical Staff in Mexico.
    There is a shortage and on going need for N95 masks which are being used faster than we can get donations. ... Donate: N95 Masks for Frontline Medical Staff in Mexico.
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    More News
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    If you must go out wear a mask and avoid the three c's: closed spaces, crowded places and close contact.

    Borrowing cat.

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  • Glenn Wilson
    July 29, 2020
    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 7 new cases; 97 active.
    • GTO: 25 new deaths; 617 new cases.
    • MEX: 854 new deaths.

    SMA: 11 deaths, 223 confirmed (14 suspected; 115 recovered).
    SMA: 11 deaths, 216 confirmed (17 suspected; 114 recovered) (yesterday).
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    97 active confirmed cases. It is very likely there are additional active cases that have not been confirmed, so "don't let your guard down."
    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    In the dashboard above there are 223 confirmed cases, 11 deaths and 115 recovered. 223-11-115 = 97 active confirmed cases.

    GTO: 1,249 deaths, 20,888 confirmed (2,340 suspected).
    GTO: 1,224 deaths, 20,271 confirmed (2,187 suspected) (yesterday).
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    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
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    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Worldometer
    Mexico: 402,697 cases and 44,876 deaths (click for latest).
    Mexico: 395,489 cases and 44,022 (yesterday).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

    Johns Hopkins
    World (click for latest; takes a moment to load).
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  • Glenn Wilson
    July 28, 2020
    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • GTO exceeds 20 thousand cases of Covid-19, in SMA a woman dies.
    • GTO: In worst week, an average of 400 infections a day raises the pandemic 20 percent.
    • Coronavirus in Mexico: 44,022 deaths and 395,489 cumulative cases.
    • There will be punctual rains in San Miguel de Allende.
    • Waste from residents of Secreto and La Parroquia arrive today at the dam; delegates demand solutions from Sapasma.
    • Therapist cheers up staff, patients with his guitar at Mexico City Covid ward.
    • The government of Comonfort Guanajuato Intensifies actions against the Coronavirus.
    • More than 43 thousand people have died from CORONAVIRUS in Mexico.
    • Women share their knowledge and skills every friday.
    • SAPASMA advises that next week there will be no “processing” services; boxes will be functional, they will also receive reports.
    • Inaugurate and start work in communities.
    • Becoming Art.
    • Governor invited to the Sinhue party tests positive for COVID-19.
    • Other Coronavirus News.
    • More News.
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    GTO exceeds 20 thousand cases of Covid-19, in SMA a woman dies.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - The Guanajuato Health Secretariat reported on July 27 that there are already more than 20,000 cases of Covid-19. In San Miguel de Allende, a 50-year-old woman died. In the state of Guanajuato, there are already 20,271 confirmed cases of Covid-19, the accumulated, de ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 27, 2020 3:08 pm | English.

    GTO: In worst week, an average of 400 infections a day raises the pandemic 20 percent.
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    Guanajuato reaches the 20 thousand confirmed cases of COVID-19, amid strong tensions over the protocols for the reopening of activities in sectors such as festivities and banquets, despite being at a red light.

    A cumulative of 3,256 cases from Monday 20 to Monday 27 increased the pandemic by 19.14 percent, maintaining an increasing rate.

    Despite the evident need to contain mobility and non-essential activities, the controversy caused by the events of the state government on the occasion of the governors' meeting last Friday, resulted in formal requests from the organizers of meetings and events to reactivate, with limited capacity , starting next August.
    POPLab (sp)

    Coronavirus in Mexico: 44,022 deaths and 395,489 cumulative cases.
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    After 57 days of the return to the “ new normality,” a strategy that aims to gradually reactivate the economic, social and educational life of the country, José Luis Alomía Zegarra , director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health (SSA) reported that they add 44,022 deaths and 395,489 confirmed accumulated cases of coronavirus in Mexico, as of this Monday, July 27. ...

    From week 28 to 29 there was a decrease of 7% in estimated cases (sum of confirmed and suspected infections) nationwide. In the recovery curve, in the same period, an increase of 14% was recorded in patients included in this group.

    Regarding the estimated deaths (45,917), a 53% reduction in its occurrence is observed. Likewise, 442,884 negative cases, 85,986 suspects and 256,777 recovered patients have been counted.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    There will be punctual rains in San Miguel de Allende.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - The tropical depression "Hanna" will become low pressure and will only affect the north of the State of Guanajuato; in San Miguel de Allende there will be showers and occasional showers. This was reported by Josafat Enríquez López, Director of Civil Protection, while in the Drinking Water and Sewerage System (SAPASMA) ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 27, 2020 5:33 pm | English.

    Waste from residents of Secreto and La Parroquia arrive today at the dam; delegates demand solutions from Sapasma.
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    SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE.- Delegates, Commissariats and representatives of 3 communities of San Miguel de Allende, by means of a letter make a call to the Director of the Drinking Water System (SAPASMA), to tell him again that get to work and put solutions to deepen the discharge of drains on the stream ...
    News San Miguel (sp) July 27, 2020 4:36 pm | English.

    Therapist cheers up staff, patients with his guitar at Mexico City Covid ward.
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    Psychologist Javier Coss uses the power of music to serenade patients, doctors, and staff in the Covid-19 ward to reduce stress levels.
    Mexico News Daily July 27, 2020 5:13 pm

    The government of Comonfort Guanajuato Intensifies actions against the Coronavirus.
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    By: Ana Barrón July 27, 2020 Comonfort, Gto.- With a new advertising campaign, based on popular sayings and a reinforcement of actions against the Coronavirus, the Municipal Government this week began activities to create awareness of the mandatory use of the face masks and the preventive measures indicated by the Secretariat ...
    TV Independencia (sp) July 27, 2020 6:08 pm | English.

    More than 43 thousand people have died from CORONAVIRUS in Mexico.
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    Dolores Hidalgo CIN Gto. July 27, 2020 Jesús Neri To be precise, it is about 43,680 Mexican citizens who have died from the terrible disease called COVID-19, as shown by the official report at the national level where the 5 states with the highest lethality are numbered: Mexico City has ...
    TV Independencia (sp) July 27, 2020 6:06 pm | English.

    Women share their knowledge and skills every friday.
    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., July 24, 2020.- The “Friday of Sharing”, is an activity promoted by the Municipal Institute of Attention to Women (IMAM); now they are virtual, in attention to the preventive measures by the Covid-19. "We have to adapt to this new circumstance, so they are becoming ...
    SMA Government (sp) July 27, 2020 9:48 am | English.

    SAPASMA advises that next week there will be no “processing” services; boxes will be functional, they will also receive reports.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., July 24, 2020.- Francisco Jiménez Palacios Director of the San Miguel de Allende Drinking Water and Sewerage System (SAPASMA) announced that due to internal administrative issues; "paperwork" services will not be in service next week; They resume operation on August 3. Attention at the window ...
    SMA Government (sp) July 27, 2020 9:47 am | English.

    Inaugurate and start work in communities.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., July 23, 2020.- Thanks to the coordinated work between society and government, through the “Renewed Action Program” (PAR) in the Montecillo de la Milpa community they have a new access road and in La Palma has already started the construction of its 5-a-side football pitch. In Montecillo de ...
    SMA Government (sp) July 27, 2020 9:39 am | English.

    Becoming Art.
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    Art may not be considered an essential business, but it is an essential part of life. It helps us understand the world around us and promotes creativity, which helps us cope with grief and adapt to new challenges. In the post-pandemic world, we will need to tap into our deepest reservoirs of adaptability.
    Atención San Miguel July 27, 2020 3:00 pm

    Governor invited to the Sinhue party tests positive for COVID-19.
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    Just three days after having been in Guanajuato meeting with the governors of the Federalist Alliance for Mexico, the governor of Durango, José Rosas Aispuro Torres, reported that he tested positive for COVID-19.

    The president of Durango, like the governors of Aguascalientes, Colima, Michoacán, Nuevo León, Coahuila, Tamaulipas, and the officials of Jalisco and San Luis Potosí were invited to the party that Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo offered at the former Hacienda San Gabriel de Barrier Friday afternoon.

    Throughout the Friday morning and afternoon, the governors of the Alliance were at the Alhóndiga de Granaditas for the Interstate Meeting COVID-19, then they toured the streets of the historic center of Guanajuato to take pictures on the steps of the central building of the University of Guanajuato. Later they walked to the Juárez Theater where they offered a virtual press conference.
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    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information
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    Last update: Health Alert – Mexico COVID-19 Update (July 22, 2020) 
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    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
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    List of Health First Certified Establishments.
    Portal | Direct link to list of Certified Establishments.
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    Free COVID-19 Screening in SMA
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    From Joey Merrifield:
    Mexicans or ex-pats can contact me via WhatsApp 4151145009 and I will screen them and if eligible per the government protocols for free testing I will contact Dra Chao who does the testing directly. I have a very close working relationship with her. Kate Greenaway. RN and I will ensure they receive the home health care guide (English/Spanish) which is available at https://www.covid19sma.com/ and assist with symptom management. WhatsApp only 4151145009 or Email
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    Shortage and on going need for N95 Masks for Frontline Medical Staff in Mexico.
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  • Glenn Wilson
    July 28, 2020
    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 1 new death; 3 new cases; 91 active.
    • GTO: 21 new deaths; 431 new cases.
    • MEX: 342 new deaths.

    SMA: 11 deaths, 216 confirmed (17 suspected; 114 recovered).
    SMA: 10 deaths, 213 confirmed (32 suspected; 111 recovered) (yesterday).
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    91 active confirmed cases. It is very likely there are additional active cases that have not been confirmed, so "don't let your guard down."
    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    In the dashboard above there are 216 confirmed cases, 11 deaths and 114 recovered. 216-11-114 = 91 active confirmed cases.

    GTO: 1,224 deaths, 20,271 confirmed (2,187 suspected).
    GTO: 1,203 deaths, 19,840 confirmed (2,621 suspected) (yesterday).
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    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
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    Worldometer
    Mexico: 395,489 cases and 44,022 deaths (click for latest).
    Mexico: 390,516 cases and 43,680 (yesterday).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

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  • Glenn Wilson
    July 27, 2020
    News and Coronavirus Update:
    • Flooding threat as Hanna drops rain on Mexico-US border.
    • Leon records death by COVID of a 24-year-old woman; 1,203 deaths in the state.
    • Coronavirus in Mexico: 43,680 deaths and 390,516 cases.
    • Tourist Flow Increases in Downtown SMA.
    • Art pays tribute to women.
    • GTO, second place nationally, with more active cases of Covid-19.
    • Two bars close in el Centro.
    • SMA: Police intervene in restaurant closure due to attacks by the owner and diners.
    • Doctors Frustrated by disobedience.
    • $720 million lost due to wedding cancellations in SMA.
    • SMA bar and restaurant close, they did not meet established schedules.
    • José Kuri Harfush, businessman of Grupo Inbursa, died.
    • Other Coronavirus News.
    • More News.
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    Flooding threat continues as Hanna drops rain on borderland.
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    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A downgraded Hanna continued charging across the borderland of South Texas and northeastern Mexico, where flooding remained the biggest threat Monday in a region that was already reeling from a surge in cases of the coronavirus.

    Hanna, downgraded to a tropical depression, passed over the U.S.-Mexico border Sunday with winds near 50 mph (85 kph), the National Hurricane Center said. It unloaded more than 12 inches (30 centimeters) of rain in some areas, and more was expected.

    Border communities whose health care systems were already strained by COVID-19 cases — with some patients being airlifted to larger cities — found themselves grappling with Hanna. There were no immediate reports of any deaths on either side of the border.
    AP

    Leon records death by COVID of a 24-year-old woman, without previous illness; 1,203 deaths in the state.
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    Personnel from the General Hospital Zone No. 58 in León today reported eight deaths from COVID-19, including that of a 24-year-old patient, who had no associated comorbidities. In total, the city's hospitals recorded 17 deaths from this disease. This Sunday, 524 new infections and 37 deaths were recorded at the state level, so that Guanajuato accumulates to date 19 thousand 840 confirmed cases and 1 thousand 203 deaths.

    These figures lead to active cases exceeding the record recorded yesterday: this July 26 there are at least 7,759 patients with active disease. ...

    The important increases of the day were in Valle de Santiago, there were 24 new cases (7.14% daily increase), San Francisco del Rincón, with 17 (4%), San Miguel de Allende, with 13 (7%) and Guanajuato capital, with 19 (4.21%). (GW: the SMA increase in cases is 14; not 13).
    POPLab (sp)

    Coronavirus in Mexico: 43,680 deaths and 390,516 accumulated cases confirmed by the SSA.
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    During the afternoon conference held at the National Palace this Sunday, July 26 at 7:00 p.m., the Ministry of Health (SSA) reported that so far there are 390,516 accumulated cases of the new coronavirus, as well as 43,680 deaths from this disease.

    Of the total accumulated cases, the Mexican health agency explained that around 12% of them are active cases, that is, 51,612 cases are carriers of SARS-CoV-2 and can transmit the disease.

    During the press conference, chaired by Hugo López-Gatell, Undersecretary for Prevention and Health Promotion, it was reported that the cases of COVID-19 continue to increase, but that the scenario in which Mexico finds itself is within expectations, according to the indices previously reported.
    Infobae (sp) | English.

    Tourist Flow Increases in Downtown San Miguel de Allende.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., July 26, 2020.- The reactivation of hotels in the municipality began on July 15, 10 days and as it was the second weekend that they resumed activities at 40% of their capacity, The increase in visitors is visible on the main streets of the city. ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 26, 2020 8:44 pm | English.

    Art pays tribute to women.
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    “Mis Chiquitinas” is an art exhibit by Wendy Ramirez, a 26-year-old artist from León, showing 15 oil paintings that pay homage to women.

    The idea was born from the fact that we currently live in a world where there is a lot of talk about the power and roles that women have and deserve within society. However, in the daily search for this recognition, the most vulnerable and neglected women are often isolated and forgotten. We keep forgetting that there are still women who do not have access to education whether public or private, women who do not become lawyers, secretaries, or engineers, who do not have more than 10,000 followers on Instagram or Twitter, and who are very far from knowing that women’s freedom is today’s right.
    Atención San Miguel

    Guanajuato, second place nationally, with more active cases of Covid-19.
    Hospitales
    In the Industrial Corridor there are 7 out of 10 infected in the state ...
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 26, 2020 7:04 pm | English.

    Two bars close in el Centro.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto. - Bar Polp and Bar El Baradero were closed for working outside the permitted hours and not having the necessary preventive measures. Public Security intervened in one of the cases. The Civil Protection Directorate carried out an operation in Restaurants and Tacos, 45 establishments were reviewed. ...
    Noticias Con Valor (sp) July 26, 2020 2:04 pm | English.

    SMA: Police intervene in restaurant closure due to attacks by the owner and diners.
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    The restaurant was closed for not complying with the containment protocols against Covid-19 ...
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 26, 2020 2:00 pm | English.

    Doctors Frustrated by disobedience.
    M%C3%A9dicos
    The medical staff are also people who have families and while many are outside their homes ...
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 26, 2020 6:00 am | English.

    $ 720 million lost due to wedding cancellations in SMA.
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    One of the guidelines that have already been approved in the municipality, for the reopening of this sector ...
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) July 26, 2020 6:00 am | English.

    SMA bar and restaurant close, they did not meet established schedules.
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    San Miguel Allende Gto. The Secretary of Public Security carried out an operation on Saturday night in restaurants and taquerias, inspecting compliance with the schedule established by municipal authorities in light of the measures taken before the health contingency. 45 establishments were supervised from 9:00 p.m., it was a couple of hours after they detected the restaurant ...
    Zona Franca (sp) July 26, 2020 1:54 pm | English.

    José Kuri Harfush, businessman of Grupo Inbursa, died.
    Last March it was announced that the magnate, who was Carlos Slim's first cousin, was seriously ill by COVID-19.

    José Kuri Harfush dies. He was in long agony. Some media gave him up for dead on March 15.

    The death of the businessman from the Inbursa Board of Directors, José Kuri Harfush was announced on July 26 by the Secretary of Foreign Relations (SRE), Marcelo Ebrard, who shared his condolences through his Twitter account.
    Infobae (sp) | English.
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    U.S. Embassy News, Updates, and Information
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    Last update: Health Alert – Mexico COVID-19 Update (July 22, 2020) 
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    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
    SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.
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    List of Health First Certified Establishments.
    Portal | Direct link to list of Certified Establishments.
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    Free COVID-19 Screening in SMA
    1x8c19llke9n7pta.jpeg
    From Joey Merrifield:
    Mexicans or ex-pats can contact me via WhatsApp 4151145009 and I will screen them and if eligible per the government protocols for free testing I will contact Dra Chao who does the testing directly. I have a very close working relationship with her. Kate Greenaway. RN and I will ensure they receive the home health care guide (English/Spanish) which is available at https://www.covid19sma.com/ and assist with symptom management. WhatsApp only 4151145009 or Email
    ~~~~~
    Shortage and on going need for N95 Masks for Frontline Medical Staff in Mexico.
    There is a shortage and on going need for N95 masks which are being used faster than we can get donations. ... Donate: N95 Masks for Frontline Medical Staff in Mexico.
    ~~~~~
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    Thanks for reading!
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  • Glenn Wilson
    July 27, 2020
    Latest Changes:
    • SMA: 14 new cases; 92 active.
    • GTO: 37 new deaths; 524 new cases.
    • MEX: 306 new deaths.

    SMA: 10 deaths, 213 confirmed (32 suspected; 111 recovered).
    SMA: 10 deaths, 199 confirmed (43 suspected; 108 recovered) (yesterday).
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    92 active confirmed cases. It is very likely there are additional active cases that have not been confirmed, so "don't let your guard down."
    coronavirus.sanmigueldeallende.gob.mx (<< click for latest). (SMA numbers are also available on the GTO site, next.)
    In the dashboard above there are 213 confirmed cases, 10 deaths and 111 recovered. 213-10-111 = 92 active confirmed cases.

    GTO: 1,203 deaths, 19,840 confirmed (2,621 suspected).
    GTO: 1,166 deaths, 19,316 confirmed (3,182 suspected) (yesterday).
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    coronavirus.guanajuato.gob.mx (<< click for latest and the full chart of municipalities).

    Mexico Data and Interactive Maps
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    Click here for the current data and interactive maps.

    Worldometer
    Mexico: 390,516 cases and 43,680 deaths (click for latest).
    Mexico: 385,036 cases and 43,374 (yesterday).

    USA | Canada | World (click for latest).

    Johns Hopkins
    World (click for latest; takes a moment to load).
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  • Ronald Felton
    July 26, 2020
    COVID – The Real Story
    Date: Tuesday, July 28
    Time 9:30 AM Local Time (SMA)
    Zoom Conferencing


    This week we have a presentation by Deborah Brickell and Sue Leonard of Be Well San Miguel. With them will be Dr. Emilio Ramírez of MAC. Topics to be covered will be: the system used to detect cases; trends of the coronavirus; the government’s unreliable numbers and predictions of the number infected; and confusion among the San Miguel population about what was being reported by the government about the epidemic. The questions about opening up too soon will be also be discussed. Our guests will cover preventive actions the expatriate residents need to take, new drugs and therapies proving to be somewhat effective, and fraudulent treatments being offered both here in SMA and internationally. And, of course, the conversation will include the hope for a rapid, albeit perhaps imperfect, vaccine and other immediate blood mediated therapeutics.

    You’ll also learn about Home Health Care for COVID Alliance managed by Be Well San Miguel. This is a Program for COVID patients who do not want to go to the hospital ever, could not afford the private hospital deposit required, or want to stay at home as long as possible and possibly avoid hospitalization altogether.

    About our speakers: Deborah Bickell is the founder of Be Well SMA. She is an international health worker and graduate of the Stanford University Physician Assistant program with a master’s degree in Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Ramirez works in the Emergency Department at MAC Hospital and sees patients in his consultorio. He is a specialist and board-certified emergency physician with more than 22 years of experience in emergency rooms. Sue Leonard, RN NP, is a dedicated and highly skilled advocate, a Nurse Practitioner trained in the United States, with fourteen years’ experience working and living in San Miguel.

    This is another in a series of important presentations via Zoom Video Conferencing the Midday Rotary Club of San Miguel de Allende is presenting to keep you informed with the most accurate, up-to-date news about the COVID 19 pandemic and its impact in our community. Please join us this Tuesday at 9:30 AM.

    Join Zoom Meeting

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    Rotary is where neighbors, friends, and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders and take action to create lasting change. For more information, contact President Skip Essick at skipessickmedia@...

    Ron Felton, Secretary

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