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Navajo Nation reports 85 more COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

On Sunday, the Navajo Nation reported 85 additional COVID-19 cases and four more deaths. Sunday marked the 15th time in the last 38 days that the tribe has recorded any coronavirus-related deaths.The latest numbers push the tribe’s total to 37,345 confirmed COVID-19 cases from the virus since the pandemic began more than a year ago. The known death toll is 1,498 people.


The tribe reported no COVID-related deaths 23 times in a 35-day period before reporting five deaths on Thursday and one death on Friday, along with 88 new cases.


Based on cases from Oct. 15-28, the Navajo Department of Health issued an advisory for 58 communities due to the uncontrolled spread of the virus.

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!