Navajo Nation: First COVID-19 death in nine days

WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — For the first time since July 31, the Navajo Nation reported a COVID-19-related death.

The Navajo Nation reported six additional COVID-19-related deaths and 15 new cases, bringing the pandemic totals to 31,650 cases and 1,383 deaths.

The Navajo Department of Health also issued a health advisory notice for 19 communities, based on cases from July 23 to August 5.