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Posted: March 31, 2022


The Navajo Nation 

Office of the President and Vice President

March 30, 2022

6 new cases, 51,217 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

WINDOW ROCK, Arizona – On Wednesday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported six new COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation and no recent deaths. The total number of deaths remains at 1,728. The report indicates that 51,217 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. 506,762 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The overall total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 53,023, including 84 delayed reported cases.

Navajo Nation COVID-19 positive cases by Service Unit:

  • Chinle Service Unit: 10,150
  • Crownpoint Service Unit: 5,143
  • Ft. Defiance Service Unit: 5,386
  • Gallup Service Unit: 8,897
  • Kayenta Service Unit: 5,023
  • Shiprock Service Unit: 9,856
  • Tuba City Service Unit: 5,732
  • Winslow Service Unit: 2,814

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

On Wednesday, the state of New Mexico reported 143 new cases and Utah reported 133 new cases. The state of Arizona reported 10,143 cases, including delayed cases, over the weeklong period. 

“Together, we continue to push back on COVID-19. There have been many questions about the recent high numbers of deaths being reported. As we explained previously, this is due to the state of Arizona’s periodic reconciling of data. Our people are doing a good job in preventing widespread COVID-19 cases and we want that to continue. Please continue to be very cautious in public places and keep praying for our frontline warriors and those fighting the virus,” 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.

“Prayer is very important, but we also have to do our part by taking precautions and encouraging our loved ones to do the same. We are in this together and we will emerge from this pandemic stronger than before. Please continue to pray,” 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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