Navajo Nation: 65 new COVID-19 cases and 1st death in 7 days

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Wednesday reported 65 more COVID-19 cases and one death.

It was the first time in seven days that the tribe reported a coronavirus-related death.

The latest numbers pushed the tribe’s totals to 34,260 confirmed COVID-19 cases from the virus since the pandemic began more than a year ago. The known death toll now is 1,448.

Navajo officials still are urging people to get vaccinated, wear masks while in public and minimize their travel.