Thursday Navajo Nation Covid-19 Update: 257 New Cases & 6 More Deaths
January 8, 2021
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 257 new Covid-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and six more deaths. The total number of deaths is now 844 as of Thursday.
Reports indicate that 12,625 individuals have recovered from Covid-19, and 212,238 Covid-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive Covid-19 cases is now 24,521, including 17 delayed reported cases.
Navajo Nation Covid-19 positive cases by Service Unit:
Chinle Service Unit: 4,562
Crownpoint Service Unit: 2,497
Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 2,582
Gallup Service Unit: 3,934
Kayenta Service Unit: 2,321
Shiprock Service Unit: 4,300
Tuba City Service Unit: 2,755
Winslow Service Unit: 1,541