First Navajo Police Officer dies of coronavirus

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NAVAJO NATION (KRQE) – The Navajo Police Department says an officer has died from the coronavirus.

A 29-year police veteran, Officer Michael Lee with the Chinle Police District died early Friday morning. The department says Lee is the first Navajo Officer to die of COVID-19 in the line of duty. The total number of deaths on the Navajo Nation is now at 324. More than 3,400 people have recovered.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 Resources

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