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Navajo Nation Reports 236 New Covid-19 Cases; Death Toll Rises to 663


December 4, 2020

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - On Thursday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 236 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and five more deaths. The total number of deaths is now 663 as of Thursday. Reports indicate that 9,569 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 168,261 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 17,310, including 39 delayed reported cases.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

Chinle Service Unit: 3,509

Crownpoint Service Unit: 1,884

Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 1,794

Gallup Service Unit: 2,828

Kayenta Service Unit: 1,782

Shiprock Service Unit: 2,716

Tuba City Service Unit: 1,752

Winslow Service Unit: 1,024

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


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