CORONAVIRUS NAVAJO NATION

Navajo Nation Reports 6 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 More Deaths

Jun 20, 2021, 2:11 PM
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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has reported six new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths.

Tribal health officials released the latest numbers on Saturday.

The sprawling reservation that stretches into New Mexico, Arizona and Utah has seen at least 30,965 known cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began and 1,346 deaths.

The Navajo Department of Health on Friday lifted the nation’s stay-at-home order, easing restrictions to allow in-person meetings and ceremonies of 25 people or fewer and drive-thru gatherings of up to 100 vehicles.

Face masks are required by everyone, whether or not they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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