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Posted: November 12, 2021


The Navajo Nation 

Office of the President and Vice President

November 11, 2021

103 new cases, 35,488 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

WINDOW ROCK, Arizona – On Thursday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 103 new COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation and no recent deaths. The total number of deaths remains 1,507. The report indicates that 35,488 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. 374,033 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The overall total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 37,876, including 36 delayed reported cases.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

  • Chinle Service Unit: 6,643
  • Crownpoint Service Unit: 3,628
  • Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 4,566
  • Gallup Service Unit: 6,196
  • Kayenta Service Unit: 3,229
  • Shiprock Service Unit: 6,705
  • Tuba City Service Unit: 4,621
  • Winslow Service Unit: 2,266

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

On Thursday, the state of Arizona reported 3,624 new cases. The states of Utah and New Mexico did not report case numbers on Thursday, due to the Veterans Day holiday.  

“We’ve gone through so many challenges since the start of this pandemic. Through the strength and teachings of our ancestors and elders, we remain strong and we continue to persevere. We have to continue to pray and to show our support for one another. Our health care workers have given us the guidance and direction to keep ourselves and others safe and it’s our responsibility to practice those measures daily. Please minimize in-person gatherings, wear masks in public, get fully vaccinated, and if you are fully vaccinated, please get a booster shot before the holidays. We are in this together and we will get through this pandemic together,” 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.

“As we approach the holidays, we need to step up our efforts to encourage everyone to practice COVID-19 safety protocols to reduce the spread of the virus. Together, we have to be supportive and continue to look after our elders and those with underlying health conditions. Please keep praying and be safe, especially in public settings,” 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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