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The 5 things you should know this August 2: The preliminary results of the popular consultation in Mexico | CNN

2021-08-02T10:35:47.662Z

What we know about the delta variant. The Olympic Games enter the final stretch. The US takes the Gold Cup. Plus, Saturn will shine brightly this month. This is what you need to know to start the day. Truth first.



What we know about the delta variant.

The Olympic Games enter the final stretch.

The US takes the Gold Cup. Plus, Saturn will shine brightly this month.

This is what you need to know to start the day.

Truth first.

1

Popular consultation in Mexico

Preliminary results are already known on the popular consultation held on Sunday, in which Mexicans were asked whether or not they agreed with initiating investigations into past decisions of political actors.

More than 90 million citizens were eligible to participate and this Monday the official results would be known.

2

This is how vaccination goes in Latin America

Currently, 28.3% of the world's population already has at least one dose of the covid-19 vaccine.

In South America, the average reaches 43.72% of the population, according to figures from Our World in Data.

Uruguay, with 73.84%, and Chile, with 72.25%, are the Latin American countries with the highest percentage of their population vaccinated at least partially.

To see how your country is doing in terms of vaccination against covid-19, enter here.

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3

The term of the moratorium on evictions has expired

On July 31, the deadline for the moratorium on evictions in the United States ended, an extension that allowed hundreds of thousands of families to have a benefit to pay for housing rent.

President Joe Biden asked Congress to extend the measure, but so far it has not happened.

What's next now?

Deadline for US eviction moratorium has expired 3:35

4

What's different about the delta variant?

The advance of the delta variant in the US has made it necessary to take up some measures to stop its spread.

And as the guidelines change, so does the science.

What is the delta variant?

How much more transmissible is it?

How much can it infect vaccinated people?

This is what we know.

The efficacy of vaccines against the 4:05 delta variant

5

 The Olympic Games, in the final stretch

This weekend several Latina women shone on the Olympic podium.

The Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas and her world record in triple jump, the gold of Neisi Dajomes for Ecuador and the medals of Aremi Fuentes for Mexico and Rebeca Andrade for Brazil.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games enter its final stretch amid the increase in coronavirus cases.

So goes the medal table.

At coffee time

Saturn will shine brightly this month.

This is how you can see it

This August 2, the planet will be at its brightest, offering a brilliant view of the night sky.

How often should you wash the sheets?

More often than you think

You may want to know that your bed is not that different from a petri dish.

Why?

Dare not to panic with this article.

This woman has the largest mouth in the world, according to Guinness

The Guinness World Records confirmed that Samantha Ramsdell of Connecticut holds the record for the world's largest open mouth for a woman.

These are the measurements.

The United States beat Mexico and won the Gold Cup

A lone goal in overtime earned the US the Concacaf Gold Cup Sunday night at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Musical premieres of the week: María Becerra presents "My weakness"

At Zona Pop CNN we collect some of the most notable premieres.

Check out the list, along with their music videos, here.

The number of the day

US $ 800

It is the value of a Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medal if it were to melt.

It is made of pure gold-plated silver, with about 6 grams of gold, for a total weight of 556 grams.

Quote of the day

"I knew I had that distance in my legs"

It was said by Yulimar Rojas, a Venezuelan triple jumper, after winning the gold medal after a third jump that shattered a world record set in 1995. Rojas jumped 15.67 meters.

Yulimar Rojas fulfills a childhood dream 0:33

Selection of the day

A smart notebook is the gadget you didn't know you needed

How a smart notebook works and why you need to buy one for back to school.

And to finish…

Why is the pandemic a great opportunity for cinema in Uruguay?

Uruguay lives the boom of its cinematographic productions 4:49

In the last two decades, Uruguay has gone from having an almost non-existent film industry to becoming a regional hub for audiovisual production. The year 2020, when the pandemic froze filming in much of the world, represented a gigantic opportunity for this South American country.

Source: cnnespanol

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