Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham ordered, beginning Monday, a reimposition of the stay-at-home order. This means all non-essential businesses will have to close. The state had high numbers of cases, deaths and hospitalizations over the weekend.
On Friday, the state reported 1,237 new cases and 22 new deaths; on Saturday, the state reported 1,180 new cases of COVID-19 and ten new deaths; on Sunday, the state reported 1,033 new cases (with partial test results reported) and seven new deaths. Hospitalizations for COVID-19 crossed 500 as of Sunday.
The Navajo Nation reimposed a stay-at-home order and closed government offices, the Navajo Times reported. The cases also continued to grow on the Navajo Nation. Navajo Nation health officials reported 97 new cases and two more deaths on Friday, 172 new cases and no new deaths on Saturday and 117 new cases and four new deaths on Sunday.