Navajo Nation reports 48 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths

Feb 21, 2021

Navajo Nation reports 48 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deathsWINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation officials have reported 48 new confirmed COVID-19 cases with four additional deaths. The latest numbers released Saturday night bring the total number of cases on the vast reservation that covers parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah to 29,509 since the pandemic began. There have been 1,142 reported deaths that were related to COVID-19.  The tribe has a nightly curfew in place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. to limit the spread of the virus. Tribal health officials said nearly 16,000 people have recovered from COVID-19 on the reservation and more than 242,000 tests have been administered.