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.