Officials with the White Mountain Apache Tribe have confirmed their first known death related to the coronavirus.
The death was confirmed to be related to COVID-19 on Sunday, according to a press release.
The individual was described as a female resident of the tribe in her 80's and is believed to have caught the virus from a previously known case.
"The White Mountain Apache Tribe extends our deepest sympathies to the loved ones of the deceased during this time of loss," said Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood in a statement.
It is unclear exactly when the individual died.
The most recently available statistics show that the Navajo Nation has 1,716 confirmed cases of corona, with a total 59 deaths.
The tribe is located on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation in Navajo County.