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Navajo Nation reports 56 new COVID-19 cases, 10 additional deaths

Navajo Nation reports 56 new COVID-19 cases, 10 additional deaths

KOB Web Staff
Created: July 11, 2020 10:48 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Navajo Department of Health reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 and ten additional deaths Friday. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation has reached 8,098 with 396 deaths. 

The Navajo Nation is currently in the middle of another 57-hour weekend lockdown that began Friday. The lockdown will expire Monday at 5 a.m.

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Officials released the latest cases organized by service unit:

  • Chinle Service Unit: 2,023
  • Crownpoint Service Unit: 698
  • Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 513
  • Gallup Service Unit: 1,344
  • Kayenta Service Unit: 1,150
  • Shiprock Service Unit: 1,299
  • Tuba City Service Unit: 741
  • Winslow Service Unit: 326
  • Four residences with COVID-19 positive cases are not specific enough to place them accurately in a Service Unit.

Preliminary reports show that approximately 5,781 people have recovered from COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation.

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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