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Navajo Nation has 104 new coronavirus instances, Four extra deaths

Window Rock, Ariz. • Navajo Nation officers report 104 new instances of the coronavirus with 4 extra deaths from the pandemic. The Navajo Nation has been hit hard from the outbreak and tribal officers stated the newest figures raised the tribe’s whole variety of instances as of Saturday evening to 4,633 with 153 identified deaths. Navajo Division of Well being officers stated preliminary stories from eight well being care amenities point out that 1,397 people have recovered from COVID-19 with extra stories nonetheless pending. For most individuals, the brand new…

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Covid-19 Is Sweeping By the Navajo Nation

Shortly after the church rally however earlier than the outbreak was obvious, Begay went to a Navajo chapter assembly in Chilchinbeto. She was fortunate, she mentioned. She stored her distance, didn’t shake arms. Lower than every week later, one Covid-19 case had grow to be 26, and it wasn’t lengthy earlier than folks have been dying. In the present day, the illness has impacted each nook of the Navajo Nation. In accordance with CNN, as of Could 18, the tribe’s an infection charge has surpassed that of New York and…

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Tributes to legendary Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan pour in from across the NBA, the state and nation

(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photograph) Jerry Sloan received his 1,000th sport as coach of the Jazz on Nov. 7, 2008. (Trent Nelson | Tribune file photograph) Jerry Sloan received his 1,000th sport as coach of the Jazz on Nov. 7, 2008. (Trent Nelson | Tribune file photograph) Jerry Sloan talks to his staff throughout his 1,000th sport as coach of the Jazz on Nov. 7, 2… (Hector Amezcua | AP Photograph/The Sacramento Bee) Jerry Sloan, left, is escorted off the court docket by assistant coach Phil Johnson… (Photograph courtesy…

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‘A supply of hope’: 1,500 books donated to college students in home-isolation on the Navajo Nation

When college students at Montezuma Creek Elementary College opened their newest residence supply of college work and meals from the San Juan College District, they discovered an extra reward: a number of donated books that the scholars had been allowed to maintain. Round 1,500 books had been shipped to the college, which is situated on the Navajo Nation, final month by a Florida-based literacy program known as Bess the Book Bus, and academics chosen titles for every of their college students based mostly on curiosity and studying degree. “It’s among…

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Outbreak on fringe of Navajo Nation overwhelms rural hospital

Gallup, N.M. • On the eve of New Mexico’s shutdown of bars and eating places to stem the unfold of the coronavirus, the town of Gallup got here alive for one final night time of revelry. Earlier than the night time was out within the desert oasis on the fringes of the Navajo Nation, 98 individuals had been detained for public intoxication and despatched to sober up at a detox heart. A number of homeless individuals additionally sought refuge in the identical cinder block constructing, which doubles as a shelter.…

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Because the Navajo Nation battles a COVID-19 onslaught, some Utah leaders cry conspiracy

Editor’s word: The Salt Lake Tribune is offering free entry to crucial tales concerning the coronavirus. Join our Top Stories newsletter, despatched to your inbox each weekday morning. To assist journalism like this, please donate or develop into a subscriber. Aneth • The day earlier than Charlaine Tso joined Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez to distribute meals to communities alongside the Arizona-Utah border, she attended three funerals. “It was one of many greatest heartbreaking moments [of the pandemic],” stated Tso, who represents northeastern Arizona and elements of San Juan County…

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Navajo Nation reviews 172 extra coronavirus instances, 13 extra deaths

(Carolyn Kaster | AP Picture) Kayenta Well being Heart emergency room director Dr. Anthony Griffy, second from proper, works with Staff Rubicon volunteers, Dr. Stan Chartoff, with the U.S. Air Drive Reserve from Hartford, Conn., third from proper, EMT Hannah Tellier from Boston, left and Cindy Robison, a U.S. Air Drive veteran and nurse from Colorado Springs, Colo., proper, as they follow with a brand new intubation defend that simply arrived to assist defend medical employees on the Kayenta Well being Heart emergency room Kayenta, Ariz., on April 23, 2020.…

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Navajo Nation residents to be underneath strictest lockdown but

Flagstaff, Ariz. • Residents of the Navajo Nation might be underneath the strictest weekend lockdown but, with grocery shops and fuel stations closed, and even important employees ordered to remain dwelling. Navajo President Jonathan Nez made the announcement after a spike in deaths that he attributed to shifting visitors patterns after the town of Gallup not too long ago shut right down to exterior guests. That lockdown in northwestern New Mexico has since ended. On the Navajo Nation, residents will face citations, with potential fines and jail time, in the…

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Navajo Nation extends emergency declaration till June 7

Window Rock, Ariz. • The Navajo Nation has prolonged an government order declaring a state of emergency and authorities closures to June 7 in an try to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. A stay-at-home order for residents on the huge reservation additionally stays in place. Tribal President Jonathan Nez introduced the third extension of the chief order throughout an internet city corridor Tuesday. The present emergency declaration that closes authorities workplaces and non-essential applications was set to run out Might 17. The tribe first carried out its order declaring…

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AP Photographs: Volunteers flood Navajo Nation in coronavirus outbreak

Workforce Rubicon volunteers, nurse Cindy Robison, a U.S. Air Pressure veteran from Colorado Springs, Colo., left, and Dennis Grooms,… Workforce Rubicon volunteers, EMT Tracy Thomas from Omaha, Neb., and Dr. Stan Chartoff, with the U.S. Air Pressure Reserve from Hartf… Scott Nargis, a U.S. Military veteran and incident commander with Workforce Rubicon, works in his housing on the Kayenta Well being Heart… Workforce Rubicon volunteer Dennis Grooms, an EMT from St. Louis, cleans his face defend with a sanitary wipe after seeing a patie… Workforce Rubicon volunteer, EMT Hannah Tellier…

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