57-hour curfew planned for Navajo Nation during Mother's Day weekend
May 8, 2020
The Navajo Nation is set to begin its fifth 57-hour weekend curfew on Friday evening in an attempt to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
As of Wednesday, there were 2,654 identified COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation - which spans three states - and 85 confirmed deaths, according to a press release from the tribe. Of the 2,654 cases, 1,536 involve residents on tribal land in Arizona counties, the press release said.