State of emergency declared on Navajo Nation

Coronavirus New Mexico

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The country’s largest Native American tribe has also declared a public health emergency over the outbreak.

Navajo Nation officials say there have not yet been any confirmed cases of coronavirus on the reservation. President Jonathan Nez says this is a proactive measure to ensure that they’re prepared.

He also imposed traveled restrictions for all members of the government’s executive branch.

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