The Navajo Nation must decide how to spend more than $714 million in federal virus relief money, a daunting task that isn't enough to meet the needs of the reservation.
More than 5,000 residents in the Navajo Nation have recovered from COVID-19 as of July 10.
The Navajo Nation has reported 71 new positive COVID-19 cases and two new deaths.
The Navajo Nation is under another weekend curfew as the Native American community battles the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Reports from a dozen health care facilities on and near the Navajo Nation indicate more than 5,080 people have recovered. More than 54,700 people have been tested so far.
Arizona health officials reported 3,858 more confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday, the most reported in a single day in the state so far and the seventh time in the last 10 days that daily cases surpassed the 3,000 mark.
Girl Scouts start the "Joy Drive" for those who are bored at home during the coronavirus pandemic in the Navajo Nation.
There are a total of 7,414 reported cases of COVID-19 on the reservation as their 57-hour weekend lockdown remains in effect.
The White Mountain Apache Tribe is taking some of the most drastic actions in Arizona to protect its 13,500 residents, more than one-eighth of whom have already tested positive for COVID-19.
There have been 7,278 total positive cases in the Navajo Nation with 348 deaths.
The department says Lee is the first Navajo officer to die of COVID-19 in the line of duty.
Arizona State University is hosting the "Tribal Lands Emergency Supply Drive," where drive-through donations are being accepted to benefit those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. FOX 10's Anita Roman has the details.
Police said 34-year-old Jessica Biakeddy of Gilbert was found lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds about 11 p.m. Tuesday and later was pronounced dead at a Flagstaff hospital.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Department of Health has reported 69 new cases of coronavirus on the Navajo Nation and four more known deaths.
Arizona continues to be a hot spot for the COVID-19 and the Navajo Nation has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 6,800 cases and over 300 deaths. President Jonathan Nez joined FOX 10 Arizona Morning to speak on the surge of cases on the Navajo Nation.
Tribal President Jonathan Nez made the announcement Tuesday in a virtual town hall. He cited Arizona, which hit an alarmingly high new daily number of cases with nearly 2,400 — almost double the previous record, in urging people to stay home. Businesses will be closed during the weekend lockdown.
As Arizona begins to garner national attention for its spike in COVID-19 cases, Navajo Nation residents are being urged to keep their guard up to avoid further spread.
The hard-hit Navajo Nation, which has recorded more than 4,800 positive coronavirus cases and at least 158 deaths, remains on lockdown until at least June 7.
The Navajo Nation has been one of the hardest hit areas in the country with the coronavirus, but one valley woman is doing what she can to make conditions a little safer.
The Navajo Nation in Northern Arizona received a big shipment on Friday, in the form of thousands of pounds of food from St. Mary’s Food Bank in Phoenix.