COVID-19

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President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took a virtual tour of the mass COVID-19 vaccination site set up at State Farm Stadium in Glendale Monday. 

  

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AZ Leaders Ask For More Vaccine Supply

Arizona leaders including Governor Doug Ducey are asking the federal government to allocate more COVID-19 vaccine supply to the state. Ducey says his request for additional doses was denied from the federal government, and last week asked Arizona’s congressional delegates to advocate for vaccination efforts. 

U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton, along with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and Sen. Mark Kelly expressed support for more vaccine supply.

 

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Arizona is reporting more than 4,400 new COVID-19 cases and over 170 additional deaths. 

  

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Hopi health officials report more than 100 known active cases of COVID-19 in the last two weeks on the reservation.

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Pres. Joe Biden has signed a major disaster declaration for the Navajo Nation to assist the tribe in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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