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Posted: July 26, 2021

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The Navajo Nation 

Office of the President and Vice President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 25, 2021

6 new cases and four more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – On Sunday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported six new COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and four more deaths. The total number of deaths is now 1,372 as of Sunday.

On Sunday, the state of Arizona reported 1,508 new cases. The states of Utah and New Mexico will report their weekend case numbers on Monday. 

“We know what we have to do to protect ourselves from COVID-19 and the Delta variant. Our health experts have told us repeatedly to get fully vaccinated and to keep wearing masks, but it is ultimately the choices that we make that will make the difference. Please listen to our public health experts and keep your guard up. We are in this together and we will overcome,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

Health care facilities across the Navajo Nation continue to administer COVID-19 vaccines during drive-thru events or by appointment. If you would like to receive the vaccine, please contact your health care provider for more information for your Service Unit. 

“We have to meet our prayers half way by continuing to take precautions and adhere to the guidance of our public health experts. Thank you to all of the men and women on the frontlines every day, who continue to sacrifice so much for us all. Please keep taking safety measures and keep praying for our Nation,” said Vice President Myron Lizer.

For more information, including helpful prevention tips, and resources to help stop the spread of COVID-19, visit the NavajoDepartment of Health’s COVID-19 website: http://www.ndoh.navajo-nsn.gov/COVID-19. For COVID-19 related questions and information, call (928) 871-7014. 

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