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Posted: March 27, 2022


The Navajo Nation 

Office of the President and Vice President

March 25, 2022

13 new cases, 51,091 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

WINDOW ROCK, Arizona – On Friday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the NavajoArea Indian Health Service, reported 13 new COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation and one death. The total number of deaths is now 1,661. The report indicates that 51,091 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. 504,881 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The overall total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 52,884, including 11 delayed reported cases.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

  • Chinle Service Unit: 10,139
  • Crownpoint Service Unit: 5,143
  • Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 5,375
  • Gallup Service Unit: 8,890
  • Kayenta Service Unit: 5,005
  • Shiprock Service Unit: 9,794
  • Tuba City Service Unit: 5,709
  • Winslow Service Unit: 2,807

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

On Friday, the state of New Mexico reported 150 new cases and Utah reported 131 new cases. The state of Arizona now reports COVID-19 cases on a weekly basis, each Wednesday. 

“Our Navajo people are doing a great job keeping the daily numbers of new COVID-19 cases low, but we can still do better. We want to reach a point where we have no new cases on a consistent basis. We need more of our people to get vaccinated and a booster shot to help protect themselves and others. We are in this together and our prayers continue to carry us through the challenges we face. Please keep praying and being very cautious,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

Health care facilities on 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.

“We are very grateful for the hard work and sacrifices of all the frontline workers who continue to work around the clock to help our people and save lives. Please continue to be very cautious and keep praying for our Nation and those fighting for us each day,” 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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