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Posted: September 7, 2021


The Navajo Nation 

Office of the President and Vice President

September 6, 2021

19 new cases, 31,200 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 

WINDOW ROCK, Arizona – On Monday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 19 new COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation and no recent deaths. The total number of deaths remains 1,414. The report indicates that 31,200 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. 319,380 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The overall total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 32,974.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

  • Chinle Service Unit: 6,026
  • Crownpoint Service Unit: 3,174
  • Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 3,961
  • Gallup Service Unit: 5,247
  • Kayenta Service Unit: 2,902
  • Shiprock Service Unit: 5,565
  • Tuba City Service Unit: 4,001
  • Winslow Service Unit: 2,079

* 19 residences with COVID-19 positive cases are not specific enough to place them accurately in a Service Unit.

On Monday, the state of Arizona reported 2,378 new cases. Utah and New Mexico will report weekend case numbers after the holiday weekend. The Navajo Department of Health advises the public to report COVID-19 exposures through their website at: to help compile information and mitigation efforts.

“Mask up, get fully vaccinated, and minimize travel. We have to remain strong and keep taking safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and the Delta variant. We are in this together, and our actions impact others as well. Please make good decisions for yourself and others that help to keep everyone safe and healthy. Continue to pray and please be very safe each day,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

Health care facilities across the Navajo Nation continue to administer COVID-19 vaccines. If you would like to receive one of the COVID-19 vaccines, please contact your health care provider and schedule an appointment.

“Our health care workers and first responders continue to work on the frontlines through the Labor Day weekend, so let’s help them by being safe and taking precautions. If you feel symptoms related to COVID-19, please isolate yourself and get tested right away. Please be safe and keep taking precautions,” said Vice President Myron Lizer.

For more information, including helpful prevention tips, and resources to help stop the spread of COVID-19, visit the Navajo Department of Health’s COVID-19 website: For COVID-19 related questions and information, call (928) 871-7014. 

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