Navajo Nation Reaches 1,000 Covid-19 Related Deaths on Thursday
January 29, 2021
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation, the country’s largest Indian reservation, reached 1,000 deaths related to Covid-19 on Thursday when 11 additional deaths were reported.
“Unfortunately, we reached 1,000 deaths today. We offer our thoughts and prayers to all of the families who have lost loved ones. We can all do our part to honor their memory and to prevent more deaths by keeping our guard up and taking all precautions to rescue the number of cases,” Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said.
On Thursday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, also reported 59 new Covid-19 positive cases.