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
- COVID-19 Coronavirus Testing Sites – New Mexico
- President, vice president of Navajo Nation self-quarantine after exposure to COVID-19
- Navajo Nation extends stay at home order, curfew now in place
- Navajo Nation reports 14 cases of coronavirus, President Nez urges public to stay home