Navajo Nation reports 104 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

Posted 12/1/20

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is reporting 104 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths.

Tribal health officials also said Tuesday night that the Navajo Department of Health …

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Navajo Nation reports 104 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is reporting 104 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths.

Tribal health officials also said Tuesday night that the Navajo Department of Health has identified 75 75 communities with uncontrolled spread of the coronavirus.

The Navajo Nation now has had 16,711 total cases since the pandemic began with 656 known deaths.

The vast reservation includes parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.

Tribal health officials said 160,369 people have been tested and 9,425 have recovered.

Residents remain under a stay-at-home order, with an exception for essential workers and essential needs like food, medication and emergencies.

Essential businesses also have been ordered to limit their hours to between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. A mask requirement has been in place for much of the year.

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