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Posted: July 28, 2022
Jonathan Nez

Jonathan Nez 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 27, 2022

135 new cases and four recent 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 NavajoArea Indian Health Service, reported 135 new COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation and four recent deaths. The total number of deaths is 1,859, including one delayed reported death. 566,426 COVID-19 tests have been administered.

The overall total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 60,545, including 11 delayed reported cases. 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:

“We must remember that taking care of our physical and mental health is important as we move forward during the pandemic. Find ways to be active, eat healthy foods, and remain positive. These daily preventative practices, along with our prayers, can always help your body be strong and prepared to fight off any illness. Remember, we are in this together and will heal as a nation,” said President 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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