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Facing Arizona surge, Navajos reimpose virus curfew

Reuters Wednesday, 17 June 2020 ()
The Navajo Nation has reimposed 57-hour weekend curfews to protect citizens from a surge in coronavirus cases in neighboring Arizona after the largest Native American reservation managed to flatten its own COVID-19 curve.
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Navajo Nation Now Has the Largest COVID-19 Infection Rate [Video]

Navajo Nation Now Has the Largest COVID-19 Infection Rate

The Navajo Nation is an area which includes northern Arizona, New Mexico and southern Utah.

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