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Navajo Nation reports 50 more COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

Navajo Nation reports 50 more COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

The Associated Press
Created: July 24, 2020 02:24 PM

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation officials are reporting 50 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one additional death as the tribe prepares for another weekend lockdown.

The total of infected tribal members on the reservation stood at 8,734 with 432 known deaths as of Thursday.

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Health officials said 75,775 people have undergone testing and 6,481 have recovered from the virus.

The weekend lockdown, which includes the closing of businesses, will begin at 8 p.m. Friday and last until 5 a.m.

Monday. Residents of the reservation that extends into Arizona, New Mexico and Utah have also been under a mandate to wear masks when out in public.


(Copyright 2020 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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