Navajo Nation: Two additional COVID-19 deaths, 49 new cases

WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — The Navajo Nation reported two additional COVID-19 deaths and 49 new cases Wednesday.

The tribe’s pandemic totals now stand at 31,715 cases and 1,386 known deaths.

The health department plans to issue a new public health emergency order this week to transition the Navajo Nation to ‘Orange Status’ due to a recent rise in COVID-19 cases.