Navajo Nation: No COVID-related deaths, 21st time in 33 days
Nov 2, 2021, 1:10 PM | Updated: 1:17 pm
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Monday reported 34 more COVID-19 cases, but no coronavirus-related deaths for the 21st time in the past 33 days.
The latest numbers pushed the tribe’s totals to 36,867 confirmed COVID-19 cases from the virus since the pandemic began more than a year ago.
The known death toll remains at 1,487. Based on cases from Oct. 15-28, the Navajo Department of Health issued an advisory for 58 communities due to the uncontrolled spread of COVID-19.
34 new cases, 34,665 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 58 communities identified with uncontrolled spread pic.twitter.com/qUA1HGhRO2
— Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez (@NNPrezNez) November 1, 2021
The tribe’s reservation is the country’s largest at 27,000 square miles (70,000 square kilometers) and covers parts of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah.