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Lockdown in Effect on Navajo Nation as Covid-19 Cases Continue to Rise

 

December 21, 2020

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - On Saturday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 235 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and three more deaths. The total number of deaths is now 745 as of Saturday.

Reports indicate that 10,999 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 189,151 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 20,810 including six delayed reported cases.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

Chinle Service Unit: 3,991

Crownpoint Service Unit: 2,193

Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 2,201

Gallup Service Unit: 3,441

Kayenta Service Unit: 2,007

Shiprock Service Unit: 3,488

Tuba City Service Unit: 2,212

Winslow Service Unit: 1,255

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