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Navajo Nation Adds 131 New COVID-19 Cases; Death Toll Stands at 248

1,920 recoveries reported


Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez meeting with medical staff.

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - The Navajo Department of Health in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service reported 131 new cases of COVID-19 for the Navajo Nation. The total number of deaths has reached 248 as of Monday. Preliminary reports from nine health care facilities indicate that approximately 1,920 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, with more reports still pending. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation has reached 5,479.

Navajo Nation cases by Service Unit:

• Chinle Service Unit: 1,415

• Crownpoint Service Unit: 534

• Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 292

• Gallup Service Unit: 922

• Kayenta Service Unit: 828

• Shiprock Service Unit: 894

• Tuba City Service Unit: 460

• Winslow Service Unit: 103

*31 residences are not specific enough to place them accurately in a Service Unit


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