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Posted: September 26, 2021


The Navajo Nation 

Office of the President and Vice President

September 25, 2021

22 new cases, 31,972 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

WINDOW ROCK, Arizona – On Saturday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 22 new COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation and no recent deaths. The total number of deaths is 1,439. The report indicates that 31,972 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. 334,605 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The overall total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 33,744. 

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

  • Chinle Service Unit: 6,144
  • Crownpoint Service Unit: 3,298
  • Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 4,003
  • Gallup Service Unit: 5,360
  • Kayenta Service Unit: 2,956
  • Shiprock Service Unit: 5,714
  • Tuba City Service Unit: 4,136
  • Winslow Service Unit: 2,114

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

On Saturday, the state of Arizona reported 2,916 new cases. Utah and New Mexico will report weekend case numbers on Monday.

“Keep taking precautions and please continue to support your friends and loved ones. Mental health is a great concern for many of our people during this pandemic, so please check on your elders and show your love and compassion for your family. We are in this together and we will overcome COVID-19. Please continue to wear a mask in public, get vaccinated, and keep praying for our people including our health care workers,” 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.

“Take safety measures to keep yourself and others safe and please pray for all frontline workers and those recovering from COVID-19. We have to remain strong and diligent in this fight against this virus. We are overcoming the pandemic one day at a time,” 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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