Navajo Nation reports 85 more COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths
Nov 7, 2021, 2:33 PM
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has reported 85 more COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths.
It marks just the 15th time in the last 38 days that the tribe has recorded a coronavirus-related death.
The latest numbers released Saturday pushed the tribe’s totals to 37,345 confirmed COVID-19 cases from the virus since the pandemic began more than a year ago.
The known death toll now is at 1,498.
The tribe reported no COVID-related deaths 23 times in a 35-day span before reporting five deaths on Thursday and one death on Friday along with 88 new cases.
Based on cases from Oct. 15-28, the Navajo Department of Health issued an advisory for 58 communities due to uncontrolled spread of COVID-19.
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