COVID-19 in Indian Country
"For decades now, Alaska Native people have relied on ANCs to provide access to education, health, housing, and economic support," Alaska Native corporation organizations said following a U.S. Supreme Court hearing.

The Indian Health Service has paused all Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine administration to review data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot.
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The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians administered more than 900 one-dose COVID-19 vaccines during a free community clinic.
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“I am extremely disappointed that the federal government is going to such lengths to deny Tribal governments their fair share of CARES funding," said Chairman Joseph Rupnick.
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The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 183,467 COVID-19 cases as of February 13, 2021.
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With heartfelt sadness, the Quechan Tribe announces the passing of council member Claudette C. White to COVID-19.
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Please join Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer for another COVID-19 response town hall.
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Alaska Native leader Victor Joseph has been named to President Joe Biden's COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.
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The total number of positive COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation is 27,573 as of January 25, 2021. Reports indicate 14,152 coronavirus recoveries on the largest reservation in the United States.
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A federal judge recently issued two orders in Shawnee Tribe v. Mnuchin, an ongoing dispute over COVID-19 relief for tribal governments.

President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on his COVID-19 relief and rescue plan.
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Please join Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer for another COVID-19 response town hall.
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The Shawnee Tribe has scored a major victory against the Trump administration in an ongoing COVID-19 funding dispute.

The Trump administration official who oversees the department with the most trust and treaty responsibilities has tested positive for COVID-19.
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The Pueblo of Laguna continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases on the reservation in New Mexico, with elders among the most affected.
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The Yurok Office of Emergency Services has received confirmation of the third COVID-19 case on the Yurok Reservation in northern California.
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The total number of positive COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation is 14,612 as of November 21, 2020. Reports indicate 8,055 coronavirus recoveries on the largest reservation in the United States.
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The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is reporting thirteen new cases of COVID-19, making twenty active cases under the tribe’s jurisdiction.

The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 88,765 COVID-19 cases as of November 16, 2020.
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The total number of positive COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation is 13,596 as of November 16, 2020. Reports indicate 7,986 coronavirus recoveries on the largest reservation in the United States.
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