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U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland toured two national monuments last week in southern Utah. The Biden-Harris administration is considering restoring their previous boundaries after they were drastically shrunk under the Trump administration. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Hopi health officials say known COVID-19 infections continue to drop as more residents receive vaccinations. It’s prompted tribal leaders to begin reopening the reservation and easing some restrictions. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

KNAU's Morning Rundown: Wednesday, April 7

Apr 7, 2021

It's Wednesday, April 7. More than 17,000 people have officially died statewide from COVID-19 complications, according to this morning's report from the Department of Health Services. More than 2.4 million people in the state have received a vaccine, ADHS says.


Here are more of KNAU's top morning headlines:


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Hopi leaders have approved the first phase in the tribe’s reopening as cases of COVID-19 continue to decline.


Hopi health officials say COVID-19 infections on the reservation continue to flatten.