Navajo Nation reports 6 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Navajo Department of Health reported six new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths Sunday.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation has reached 30,514 with 16,585 recoveries. The total number of known deaths remains at 1,281.

"Please remain diligent and remain supportive of one another," Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said. "Mental health is another key concern for many people, so please do your best to support one another and keep praying. We are overcoming the pandemic one day at a time, but it will require more of our people to get fully vaccinated before we reach community immunity."

Officials released the latest cases organized by service unit:

  • Chinle Service Unit: 5,580
  • Crownpoint Service Unit: 2,940
  • Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 3,631
  • Gallup Service Unit: 4,839
  • Kayenta Service Unit: 2,710
  • Shiprock Service Unit: 5,124
  • Tuba City Service Unit: 3,696
  • Winslow Service Unit: 1,975
  • 19 residences are not specific enough to be placed in an accurate service unit

The Navajo Nation’s curfew remains in effect from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m daily.