Gallup New Mexico

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On the eve of New Mexico’s shutdown of bars and restaurants to stem the spread of the coronavirus, the city of Gallup came alive for one last night of revelry.


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Tens of thousands of people living on and around the vast Navajo reservation in the U.S. Southwest do their shopping in Gallup, a town of 22,000 people.

New Mexico Mandates Face Masks At Retail Stores, Restaurants

May 6, 2020
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New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered workers at retail stores and restaurants to wear face coverings as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19, starting with big box stores and major grocery stores Wednesday.

Gallup, New Mexico Lockdown Extended During Outbreak

May 4, 2020

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has extended to Thursday the closure of all roads to nonessential traffic in Gallup, one of the largest communities bordering the Navajo Nation near the Arizona state line.

The pace of additional deaths in Arizona’s Coronavirus outbreak has slowed following a recent surge.