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Posted: July 4, 2022
Jonathan Nez

Jonathan Nez, far right, serves as President of the Navajo Nation. Photo: Navajo Nation Office of President and Vice President

The Navajo Nation 

Office of the President and Vice President

July 1, 2022

54 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

WINDOW ROCK, Arizona – On Friday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 54 new COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation and no deaths. The total number of deaths is 1,811. 553,819 COVID-19 tests have been administered.

The overall total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 57,319, including 17 delayed reported case. A new case is defined as a positive test within the last 72-hours. Some cases are due to delayed reporting from the states. Any positive tests from beyond the last 72-hours are considered delayed.

The Navajo Nation remains in “yellow status,” in accordance with Public Health Emergency Order No. 2022-004 available online at:

“COVID-19 cases on are the rise in certain areas of the country. When case numbers increase in border towns and cities near and around the Navajo Nation, we tend to see increases in infections on the Navajo Nation, especially during holidays. It is ultimately our personal responsibility to adhere to their guidance to help lessen the spread of COVID-19 in our homes and communities. We are in this together and we will continue to work together with our public health experts and to support our frontline warriors who are helping our people. Please take precautions and continue to protect yourselves and others, especially in public places this holiday weekend,” 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.

“Through the support and strength of our family members and friends, we continue to persevere through this pandemic. Please continue to be safe and please keep praying for our people, frontline workers, and those who are sick with the virus at this moment,” 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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