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Navajo Nation reports 64 new COVID-19 cases

Navajo Nation reports 64 new COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Created: October 25, 2020 10:11 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Navajo Department of Health reported 64 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths Saturday.  

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation has reached 11,217 with 7,466 recoveries. The death toll remains at 574 as reported on Monday.

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On Saturday, the state of New Mexico reported a record-high of 875 new cases of COVID-19, the state of Arizona reported 890 new cases, and Utah reported 1,608.

Officials released the latest cases organized by service unit: 

  • Chinle Service Unit: 2,519
  • Crownpoint Service Unit: 1,076
  • Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 1,179
  • Gallup Service Unit: 1,738
  • Kayenta Service Unit: 1,380
  • Shiprock Service Unit: 1,731
  • Tuba City Service Unit: 1,056
  • Winslow Service Unit: 529
  • Nine residences with COVID-19 positive cases are not specific enough to place them accurately in a Service Unit.

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, the Nez-Lizer Administration will host an online town hall on the Nez-Lizer Facebook page beginning at 10 a.m. to provide more updates on COVID-19.

The reopening plan for the Navajo Nation can be found here.

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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