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COVID-19 is affecting Native Americans in disproportionate ways.
Native Americans make up almost 37% of all the positive COVID-19 cases in the state. By comparison, the Native population in New Mexico is 11% overall.
The Indian Affairs Department, other state departments and the Navajo Nation have teamed up with New Mexico PBS for a virtual town hall to address COVID-19 concerns.