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Posted: March 30, 2022


The Navajo Nation 

Office of the President and Vice President

March 29, 2022

1 new cases, 51,119 recoveries, and nine deaths related to COVID-19 reported

WINDOW ROCK, Arizona – On Tuesday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported one new COVID-19 case for the Navajo Nation and nine deaths. The total number of deaths is now 1,728, including 10 delayed deaths reported. The report indicates that 51,119 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. 506,125 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The overall total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 52,933, including 14 delayed reported cases.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

  • Chinle Service Unit: 10,146
  • Crownpoint Service Unit: 5,143
  • Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 5,383
  • Gallup Service Unit: 8,895
  • Kayenta Service Unit: 5,011
  • Shiprock Service Unit: 9,800
  • Tuba City Service Unit: 5,720
  • Winslow Service Unit: 2,813

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

On Tuesday, the state of New Mexico reported 88 new cases and Utah reported 98 new cases. The state of Arizona now reports COVID-19 cases on a weekly basis, each Wednesday. 

“The strength and resilience of our Navajo people remains within each of us to this day. Through that strength and with our prayers each day, we are persevering through this COVID-19 pandemic. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the families who have lost loved ones and with those who are recovering from the virus. This modern-day monster has presented many challenges, but we continue to overcome through the support of our loved ones, frontline warriors, and through our prayers,” 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.

“Our public health officials continue to go above and beyond the call of duty to protect our people and to save lives. We are very grateful to them and their families for all of the sacrifices and long hours of work every day. We are in this together and we will overcome through our prayers and by adhering to the guidance of our health experts,” 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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