The tribe reported seven new virus cases but no additional deaths on the vast reservation.
Jill Biden will travel to Albuquerque on Wednesday and visit Window Rock, Arizona, on Thursday and Friday.
The tribe on Saturday night reported no new deaths for the seventh consecutive day and just two new confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
The tribe on April 16 reported no new deaths for the sixth consecutive day, and 13 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Nez said that he vetoed the resolution approved by the Navajo Nation Council because COVID-19 variants are spreading in the region and because more people need to be vaccinated “to move closer to herd immunity and this will take time.”
The variant was first identified in the state of California and has since been detected across the southwest U.S.
So far, Naiomi Glasses' video on social media has reached 1.8 million views, and she is working to raise awareness of problems faced by the Navajo Nation.
Tribal health officials said the latest figures bring the total number of cases since the pandemic started to 30,095 with the known death toll remaining at 1,247.
The United Kingdom strain was confirmed in a sample obtained in the western part of the Navajo Nation reservation.
A father and his son are accused of drug-related offences, after the two were investigated while at the Verde Valley Medical Center.
The latest numbers pushed the tribe’s numbers to 30,031 cases and 1,243 known deaths since the pandemic began.
The latest numbers pushed the tribe’s numbers to 30,021 cases and 1,235 known deaths since the pandemic began.
The death toll remains at 1,233 since the pandemic began with the number of confirmed cases at 30,010 on the vast reservation that covers parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.
A fugitive wanted in an Arizona shooting incident and a parole violation in Oregon has been killed.
"Once again, the Navajo Nation is exemplifying what can be accomplished when we listen to the public health experts and work together. Our hard work is paying off and our prayers are being answered," tribal President Jonathan Nez said in a statement.
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Navajo Nation officials cited a declining number of new COVID-19 cases and other improving conditions as reasons to allow some businesses to reopen under certain circumstances.
CVS Pharmacy is adding nine new vaccination locations, bringing the total to 18 in Arizona. The locations are in Maricopa, Mohave, Pinal, Pima, Yavapai, and Yuma counties. Anyone eligible under state guidelines can register at https://www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine.
"Officers and search teams have verified and made contact with Franchescia," police said on March 10. "Additional details will be provided as soon as they become available."