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Navajo Nation Health Dept. Identifies 75 Communities with Uncontrolled Spread of Covid


December 2, 2020

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Tuesday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 104 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and three more deaths. The total number of deaths is now 656 as of Tuesday. Reports indicate that 9,425 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 160,369 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 16,711, including 12 delayed reported cases.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

Chinle Service Unit: 3,400

Crownpoint Service Unit: 1,833

Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 1,730

Gallup Service Unit: 2,724

Kayenta Service Unit: 1,734

Shiprock Service Unit: 2,583

Tuba City Service Unit: 1,688

Winslow Service Unit: 998

* 21 residences with COVID-19 positive cases are not specific enough to place them accurately in a Service Unit.


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