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COVID-19 takes another 1,044 Mexican lives today

The Ministry of Health (SSa) reported this Sunday, June 21, that the number of cases accumulated by the new coronavirus in Mexico is 180,545, adding 5,343 new cases today, and also reported that the number of deaths related to this disease is 21,825, with 1,044 Mexican lives lost today. It should be remembered that the...
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Violence in Mexico: average of 100 people killed every day in May

Mexico has reached a new milestone in the homicidal epidemic that has lived for more than a decade in the country. The nation of 127 million inhabitants registered 2,982 homicides during the month of May. The 2020 figure registers a slight increase compared to the previous year, when 2,903 murders were counted. In absolute numbers,...
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US renews its travel alert for five states in Mexico

In the midst of a health emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic, the United States government updated the travel alert for Mexico in which it asks its citizens and officials not to travel to 5 entities in Mexico and reconsider travel to eleven more. The State Department, through its embassy, ​​warns that organized crime groups...
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Mexico begins reopening even as cases, deaths remain high

Mexico began more re-openings of businesses shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, even as deaths and new cases continued at an unbroken pace. The Health Department said total confirmed cases rose by 3,427 to 150,264, and confirmed deaths rose by 439 to 17,580. Both numbers are clearly undercounts. Federal health officials have said Mexico...
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Clinic in Mexicali closed for selling COVID-19 ‘cure’

A Mexicali clinic was closed after it was reported for selling an alleged cure to COVID-19, and was legally backed by former PRI governor candidate Enrique Acosta Fregoso. The Governor of Baja California, Jaime Bonilla, and the local Health Secretary, Alonso Pérez Rico, detailed that the center called “Ríos Medical Unit” charged $10,000 pesos to...
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Mexico records deadliest day from COVID-19

51 days after the start of the Sana Distancia Day, the number of people infected by coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mexico reached 38,324, adding 1,997 new cases in the past day. Deaths saw their most dramatic increase since the beginning of the pandemic adding 353 new deaths today, bringing the total to 3,926, according to the...
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PAHO opens Coronavirus diagnostic lab in Mexico

In Mexico, preventive measures against coronavirus have been maintained, and although they have promising news about possible cases since there have been no confirmed cases in Mexico. However, PAHO moved forward with opening a diagnostic lab for coronavirus, a disease that affects thousands of people in China. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the...
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Mexico’s Environmental Protection Agency monitors Whale Watching Tours

Environmental authorities in Mexico, such as the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA), in coordination with the Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), are carrying out different inspection and surveillance operations of whale watching tours in various states of Mexico. With the main objective of conserving and safeguarding wildlife, the authorities verify that the service...
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Mexico on alert for group of Iranians who might seek to enter USA for acts of terrorism

Police units of Baja California and Sonora are on high alert status this Friday for the possible presence of Iranian citizens who could cross the border from Mexico for terrorist purposes. US Government sources confirmed that the alert is due to the fact that their intelligence agencies consider it viable that Iranian citizens with terrorist...
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IMSS buys 20 ambulances to serve indigenous communities

With an investment of 26 million pesos, the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) gave the approval for 20 basic emergency ambulances that will benefit rural hospitals in 20 indigenous municipalities in 16 states of the country. The new units will benefit three million people in the villages of Chinanteco, Chol, Cora, Cuicateco, Huichol, Maya, Mazateco,...
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