Navajo Nation: 35 additional COVID-19 cases, no deaths

WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — The Navajo Nation on Sunday reported 35 additional COVID-19 cases and no deaths.

The U.S.’s largest Native American territory has seen 33,234 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 1,419 virus deaths since the pandemic began.

Navajo officials are urging people to get vaccinated, wear masks while in public and minimize their travel. Officials say all Navajo Nation executive branch employees will need to be fully vaccinated against the virus by the end of September or submit to regular testing. The new rules apply to full, part-time and temporary employees.