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Navajo Nation: 36 communities have 'uncontrolled' COVID spread

Navajo Nation: 36 communities have 'uncontrolled' COVID spread

AP
Updated: August 31, 2021 01:58 PM
Created: August 31, 2021 01:56 PM

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Monday reported 17 new COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths for the second consecutive day.  

The Navajo Nation has had a total of 32,545 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began more than a year ago.  The known death total remained at 1,403.  

Based on cases from Aug. 13-16, the Navajo Department of Health has issued an advisory notice for 36 communities due to uncontrolled spread of COVID-19.

The 36 communities are as follows:

Aneth

Baca/Prewitt

Becenti

Beclabito

Bird Springs

Bread Springs

Chichiltah

Chinle

Churchrock

Coppermine

Coyote Canyon

Crownpoint

Ganado

Hard Rock

Indian Wells

Iyanbito

Kaibeto

Kayenta

Low Mountain

Lukachukai

Many Farms

Nageezi

Rock Springs

Sheepsprings

Shiprock

Smith Lake

Sweetwater

Tachee/Blue Gap

Teecnospos

Teesto

Thoreau

Tohatchi

Tonalea

Tuba City

Twin Lakes

Upper Fruitland


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