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Navajo Nation Reports No COVID Deaths For 10th Day In A Row

On Tuesday, the Navajo Nation reported no new deaths related to COVID-19 for the tenth consecutive day.According to the Associated Press, the tribe reported nine new coronavirus cases, but no deaths. In total, the Navajo Nation has reported 30,380 cases with the number of deaths remaining at 1,262. According to tribal health officials, more than 16,500 people have received from the virus so far. 


The tribe has been slowly easing into reopening. However, that slowed somewhat once coronavirus variants were confirmed to be on the reservation. Tribal officials are continuing to urge residents to remain careful.

Tyler Hewitt is the web/social media assistant at UPR. He writes stories every day, updates the website and manages the station's Twitter and Facebook pages. Tyler is a senior at Utah State University and is studying public relations, marketing, and psychology. He loves to write, listen to music, play video games, play tennis and hang out with his fiancé and cat, Juno. He is a great plant dad and recently started collecting vinyl records!