Navajo Nation reports 55 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Navajo Nation health officials reported 55 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths Sunday.

The latest figures raised the totals to 29,269 cases and 1,111 known deaths since the pandemic began.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

    • Chinle Service Unit: 5,402
    • Crownpoint Service Unit: 2,832
    • Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 3,439
    • Gallup Service Unit: 4,621
    • Kayenta Service Unit: 2,600
    • Shiprock Service Unit: 4,963
    • Tuba City Service Unit: 3,532
    • Winslow Service Unit: 1,862
    • 18 residences with COVID-19 positive cases are not specific enough to place them accurately in a Service Unit.

    On Sunday, the state of Arizona reported 1,947 new cases, Utah reported 710, and New Mexico reported 285 new cases.

    The Navajo Nation’s curfew remains in effect from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. seven days a week.

    Navajo health officials are continuing to administer the vaccine across the Navajo Nation. People who would like to receive the vaccine should contact their health provider in their service unit for more information.