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Navajo Nation transitions to ‘yellow’ COVID-19 status, mask mandates still in place

The Navajo Department of Health moved the Navajo Nation into the “yellow” pandemic status because of consistent low COVID-19 case numbers.
1 month ago
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The Associated Press

Navajo officials distribute masks and sanitizers in Shiprock

Navajo Nation officials have distributed masks and hand sanitizers in the community of Shiprock, New Mexico to help keep local residents safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
4 months ago
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The Associated Press

Navajo increases ability to do COVID testing, vaccinations

Health facilities on the Navajo Nation are increasing the ability to test for COVID-19 and vaccinate people as the omicron variant spreads.
4 months ago
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Navajo Nation: All government workers must have booster shot

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez has signed an executive order requiring all government workers on the tribe’s vast reservation to have a booster shot.
4 months ago
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Navajo Nation reports 220 new COVID-19 cases, but no deaths

The Navajo Nation has reported 220 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths related to the virus.
4 months ago
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez receives a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on December 31,...
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Navajo Nation reports 220 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths

The Navajo Nation reported 220 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday and zero deaths related to the virus.
4 months ago
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The Associated Press

Navajo Nation reports 40 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

The Navajo Nation has reported 40 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths.
5 months ago
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Associated Press

Navajo president: Tribe can’t afford a large COVID-19 surge

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says the tribe’s health care system is already being tested. He warned fellow Navajos on Friday that the tribe cannot afford to have another large surge in new COVID-19 cases. Tribal health officials reported an additional 61 cases Friday and one more death related to […]
5 months ago
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Frontline health care workers of color bridge racial gap in time of COVID-19

Lack of trust and access to services has caused devastation during COVID-19 for Utah's communities of color.  
5 months ago
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Associated Press

Navajo Nation: 26 new COVID cases, no deaths 2nd day in row

The Navajo Nation on Monday reported 26 more COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths for the second consecutive day.
5 months ago
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Associated Press

Navajo Nation reports 100 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths

The Navajo Nation has reported 100 more COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths. The latest daily virus figures released Saturday brought the tribe’s totals to 40,019 cases and 1,551 known deaths since the pandemic began.
5 months ago
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Navajo Nation reports 50 new virus cases, no deaths

The Navajo Nation is reporting 50 new coronavirus cases but no new deaths after tallying 12 fatalities in the previous two daily reports.
6 months ago
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Navajo officials urge COVID-19 safety as holiday nears 

Navajo Nation officials are urging residents on the vast reservation to limit in-person gatherings to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus around the holidays. 
6 months ago
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Navajo reports 77 more COVID-19 cases, no recent deaths

The Navajo Nation reported 77 more cases of COVID-19 on Friday and no recent deaths. The figures put the tribe's overall number of cases at 37,966 since the pandemic began more than a year ago.
6 months ago
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Navajo Nation reports 60 more COVID-19 cases, no deaths

The Navajo Nation has reported 60 more COVID-19 cases but no new deaths.
6 months ago
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Navajo Nation reports 85 more COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths

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.
6 months ago
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Navajo Nation: No COVID-related deaths, 21st time in 33 days

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.
6 months ago
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Navajo Nation reports 77 more COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

The Navajo Nation has reported 77 more COVID-19 cases and one additional death.
7 months ago
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Navajo Nation: No COVID-related deaths, 11th time in 17 days

The Navajo Nation has reported 31 more COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths for the 11th time in the past 17 days.
7 months ago
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Navajo Nation reports 36 more COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

The Navajo Nation on Sunday reported 36 more COVID-19 cases and three more deaths.
8 months ago
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Navajo Nation reports 18 more COVID-19 cases, but no deaths

The Navajo Nation on Sunday reported 18 more COVID-19 cases, but no deaths for the second time in the past three days.
8 months ago
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Navajo Nation reports 53 new COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths

The Navajo Nation has reported 53 new COVID-19 cases and seven additional deaths.
8 months ago
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Navajo Nation issues vaccine mandate for tribal workers

All Navajo Nation executive branch employees will need to be fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19 by the end of September or face regular testing.
9 months ago
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Navajo Nation Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 More Death

The Navajo Nation on Tuesday reported 16 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death.
9 months ago
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