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WASHINGTON — The deadly coronavirus accelerated its spread throughout Indian Country over the last week, as the number of confirmed cases doubled over the prior week.  

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. The number of new COVID-19 cases reported on Sunday evening rose by 33 on the Navajo Nation from Saturday's number to a total of 354 number of people testing positive.

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ATLANTAAs COVID-19 spreads rapidly throughout the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now recommending that individuals wear face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) — especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were informed on Wednesday evening by the Navajo Department of Health that a third member of the Navajo Nation tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation Speaker Seth Damon directed all Legislative Branch programs to close administrative offices and to begin implementing remote work plans for all staff on Mar. 18, 2020. The directive was issued Wednesday morning in a branch-wide communication as an emergency public health measure.

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Healthcare is personal, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer likes to say.  And that’s one of the reasons she supports Democractic presidential candidate Joe Biden.    

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REDWOOD COUNTY, Minn. — Vaping doesn’t turn as many heads as it used to in the Lower Sioux Indian Community. 

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BETHESDA, Md. — While there has been no known impact of the novel coronavirus in Indian Country, the Indian Health Service told Native News Online on Wednesday, “we must be vigilant in our efforts to prevent the introduction and spread of infections among our patients and within the communities we serve.”

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — In response to a confirmed case of coronavirus in Maricopa, Ariz., Navajo Nation officials are asking its citizens to be aware and take precautions of the spread of the potentially deadly virus.