COVID-19 in Indian Country
No new COVID-19 cases have been detected at Kewa Pueblo in New Mexico, according to the tribe's health corporation.

In 23 selected states, the cumulative incidence of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases among American Indians and Alaska Natives was 3.5 times that of non-Hispanic whites. 

The 10th annual Running for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation event will be a virtual run, beginning on September 7 to November 14, and themed as Rise to Resilience, Rise to Strength and Rise to Beauty.

The Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee Subcommittee on General Welfare Exclusion will host a virtual forum on August 26, 2020.

Despite widespread requests to extend the 2.5 GHz tribal priority filing window by 180 days, the Federal Communications Commission announced only a 30-day extension.

Due to the pandemic, the FCC will extend the 2.5 GHz Tribal Priority Window deadline by 30 days to 6:00PM EDT on September 2, 2020.

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) led a bicameral group of lawmakers in calling out the Federal Communications Commission for shortchanging Tribes on the Tribal broadband application deadline.

The National Indian Gaming Commission invites you to join the next COVID-19 Outreach Guidance Call on August 20, 2020.

The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 37,923 COVID-19 cases as of August 17, 2020.

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 9,486 as of August 18, 2020. Nearly 7,000 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.