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Navajo Nation announces 20 new confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths

Navajo Nation announces 20 new confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths

Justine Lopez
Updated: March 31, 2020 09:51 AM
Created: March 30, 2020 08:30 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service announced 20 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and three new COVID-19-related deaths Monday. The total number of confirmed positive cases has now reached 148 with five confirmed deaths.

The 148 cases are in these counties:

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Navajo County, AZ: 69

Apache County, AZ: 16 *changed due to clarification of one individual’s residency

Coconino County, AZ: 32

McKinley County, NM: 9

San Juan County, NM: 15

Cibola County, NM: 1

San Juan County, UT: 6

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez announced a curfew would go into effect beginning Monday from 8 p.m. -  5 a.m. 

For more information including reports, helpful prevention tips, and more resources, please visit the Navajo Department of Health’s COVID-19 website. To contact the main Navajo Health Command Operations Center, please call (928) 871-7014.


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