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Navajo Nation reports 63 more COVID-19 cases, 1 more death – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2021-09-19 13:03:14 –

Window Rock, Arizona (AP) —Navajo Nation reported an additional 63 COVID-19 cases and one additional death.

The latest figures released on Saturday have pushed the tribal total to 33,513 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 1,429 known deaths from the virus since the pandemic began more than a year ago.

The tribe reported an additional 54 and 2 deaths on Thursday, with no 55 deaths on Friday.

Navajo officials are urging people to be vaccinated, wear masks in public, and minimize travel.

Authorities say all employees of Navajo Nation’s government office must be fully vaccinated against the virus or undergo regular testing by the end of September.

The tribal settlement is the largest in the country at 27,000 square miles and covers parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.



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