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New Mexico Invokes State's Riot Control Act To Curb COVID-19 Spread Near Navajo Nation

The small city of Gallup, New Mexico, is under strict lockdown after the governor invoked the state’s Riot Control Act, per request from the mayor, as the city’s coronavirus cases rank among the highest in the nation.

The city also sits near two Native American reservations, one of which is also experiencing one of the worst outbreaks in the country. Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Gallup Mayor Louis Bonaguidi.

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