COVID-19 in Indian Country
The number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached a total of 214 for the Navajo Nation.

U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, released guidance documents for tribal governments to provide information on the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund.

The Pueblo of Zuni has confirmed its first COVID-19 case on the reservation in New Mexico.

The number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached a total of 174 for the Navajo Nation.

Amid a public health emergency that requires people to stay home, the Trump administration has not provided updates as to how it will adjust plans for Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

Navajo Nation Council Speaker Seth Damon extends gratitude to the nation’s doctors on National Doctors’ Day.

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is updating his people on the coronavirus.

The Navajo Nation Council launched an extensive radio campaign to urge constituents to follow guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the Santa Fe Indian School Board of Trustees voted unanimously to keep the campus closed.

The Navajo Police Department began holding road blocks, as the Navajo Nation-wide curfew took effect.

The number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached a total of 148 for the Navajo Nation.

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, Vice President Myron Lizer, and the Division of Economic Development announced that all Bashas’ Diné Markets on the Navajo Nation will extend their elderly shopping hours.

The Naat’áanii Development provided the following official statement to correct false and misleading statements that mischaracterized the organization and its work.

The health and safety of our visitors and staff remains the number one priority of the Bureau of Land Management.

The number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached a total of 128 for the Navajo Nation.

President Jonathan Nez reminded citizens to abide by a ban on mass gatherings on the largest reservation in the United States. A curfew is also being imposed.

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer approved resolution CMA-11-20, appropriating $1.3 million for chapters to provide resources to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

In anticipation of the funding package, President Nez and Vice President Lizer created the Navajo Economic Stimulus Team to proactively engage federal agencies slated to receive stimulus funding for distribution to Indian Country

The Naat’áanii Development Corporation expressed disappointment in Navajo President Jonathan Nez’s veto of COVID-19 related legislation.

The Pueblo of Laguna confirmed a COVID-19 case at the Indian Health Service facility that serves the tribe.