/ Modified dec 28, 2020 5:35 p.m.

Navajo Nation reports 122 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths

Nation renews stay-at-home mandate

Navajo COVID mural Mural on the side of building in Shiprock, New Mexico, in the Nation Nation March 22, 2020.
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The Navajo Nation has reported 122 new coronavirus cases and 10 more deaths. The latest figures released Sunday by the Navajo Department of Health bring the total number of cases on the reservation that extends into Arizona, New Mexico and Utah to 22,277.

The death toll from the pandemic now stands at 777. According to the tribe, 11,402 people have recovered from COVID-19.

The Navajo Nation renewed a mandated lockdown Monday requiring all residents to stay home except for emergencies, shopping for essentials like food and medicine or traveling to an essential job. The lockdown is slated to last until Jan. 11.

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