Navajo Nation identifies nine communities with uncontrolled COVID-19 spread

WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — The Navajo Department of Health reported 28 new COVID-19 cases but no additional deaths Tuesday.

The Navajo DOH’s Health Command Operations Center also issued a Health Advisory Notice for nine of their communities experiencing an uncontrolled spread of COVID-19.

Ganado, Indian Wells, Low Mountain, Pinon, Teesto, Houck, Kayenta, Manuelito and Rock Springs were identified as communities that experienced an uncontrolled spread, based on case reports from July 16-29.

The Navajo Nation has not had a reported COVID-19 death since Saturday.