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Navajo Nation Surpasses 22,000 Covid-19 Cases Over Christmas Weekend

 

December 28, 2020



WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Christmas day and Saturday combined, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 307 new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and five more deaths. 150 new cases were reported on Friday and 157 new cases were reported on Saturday.

The Navajo Department of Health did not report new numbers on Friday due to the Christmas holiday. The total number of deaths is now 767 as of Saturday. Reports indicate that 11,362 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 197,161 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 22,155.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

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