Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Wed, Oct. 27

Hopi Tribe reports 1,385 total positive COVID cases

KYKOTSMOVI, Ariz. — As of Sept. 21, the Hopi Health Care Center has tested more than 11,025 patients for COVID-19, with a total of 1,385 positive cases since the start of the pandemic.

According to the Hopi Department of Health and Human Services, current COVID-19 data for the tribe reflects patients tested at the Hopi Health Care Center and at the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation specific to Hopi tribal members.

Of the 1,496 tested at Hopi Health Care Center 1,086 came back positive from Hopi Tribal members. Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation reported 290 positives for Hopi villages, with a combined total of 1,385 positive cases.

The Hopi Department of Health and Human Services does not have full access to the full recovery rate data and the number of deceased patients, according to the tribe.

Currently there are 25 active cases on the Hopi reservation. Active cases are defined as persons that have had a positive test result or symptom onset in the last 14 days.

Individuals with questions regarding permissible operations and/or activities including setting up donation sites during the time frame of the Stay-at-Home order are asked to call the Hopi Incident Command Line at (928) 734-3661.

Information provided by the Hopi Tribe

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