COVID-19 Update for the Pueblo of Laguna

  • 07/15/2020 17:41 MDT

To date, the Pueblo of Laguna Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has confirmed a total of 27 positive COVID-19 cases within the Pueblo boundaries. The cases are as follows:

-May 27, 2020 RECOVERED: 3 cases due to exposure from essential work off-reservation.

-May 31, 2020 RECOVERED: 1 case due to exposure from essential work on reservation.

-June 3, 2020 RECOVERED: 2 cases. 1 due to non-essential travel and activity in Albuquerque. 1 due to being exposed to a household member conducting non-essential travel and activity in Albuquerque.

-June 10, 2020: 1 case due to being exposed to a household member related to the June 3rd case of non-essential travel and activity in Albuquerque.

-June 13, 2020 RECOVERED: 2 cases. 1 due to exposure from essential work off-reservation. 1 due to non-essential travel and activity in Grants.

-June 26, 2020: 1 case due to non-resident tribal member moving back to the Pueblo without prior quarantine and testing.

-July 2, 2020: 3 cases. 1 (RECOVERED) due to a non-resident moving back to the Pueblo without prior quarantine and testing. 2 due to allowing non-resident tribal member to move back to the Pueblo without prior quarantine and testing.

-July 3, 2020: 4 cases. 3 due to a household member who allowed a non-resident to move back to the Pueblo without prior quarantine and testing, then visits another household. 1 due to exposure of essential work off-reservation.

-July 5, 2020: 2 cases due to a household member exposed conducting essential work off-reservation.

-July 6, 2020: 6 cases. 5 due to non-resident moving back to the Pueblo without prior quarantine and testing. 1 due to exposure while in the hospital.

-July 8, 2020: 1 case due to non-resident moving back to the Pueblo without prior quarantine and testing.

-July 14, 2020: 1 case due to a household member exposed conducting essential work off-reservation.

PLEASE NOTE: Some cases are being isolated in various locations to include Buffalo Thunder Resort, EOC RV Trailers, and/or patient homes. Of the 27 positive COVID-19 cases: 1 hospitalization and 9 patients have met the EOC’s requirements to be identified as recovered.

In addition, the POL EOC has confirmed a total of 17 positive COVID-19 cases of Laguna tribal members living outside of the Pueblo boundaries. A total of 16 patients have recovered, 1 unknown status, and 1 tribal member deceased.

Pueblo of Laguna: https://www.lagunapueblo-nsn.gov/COVID-19.aspx

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