1. A confirmed cases is defined as detection of SARS-CoV-2 in a clinical specimen using a diagnostic test. A new case is defined as a positive test within the last 72-hours of notification to NEC. A delayed case is defined as a positive test to have occurred more than 72-hours of notification to NEC.
2. Viral tests for a current infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Multiple tests performed on same individuals are de-duplicated.
3. A confirmed death is a death certificate that lists COVID-19 disease or SARS-CoV-2 as an underlying cause of death. A new death is defined as to have occurred within 60 days of notification to NEC. A delayed death as to have occurred more than 60 days of notification to NEC.
4. Completed primary series: Persons who have received two doses of mRNA series (Pfizer or Moderna) or received one dose of a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson). Up-to-Date: Persons who have completed the primary series and received the bivalent COVID-19 booster.
5. Navajo Nation SARS-CoV-2 Strain Surveillance: Strain sequencing to identify which variant of SARS-CoV-2 is in a specimen.
6. Weekly counts are subject to change as additional delayed case notifications are received. Please interpret the last 7 days of the epi curve with caution. That section has been greyed out for your awareness.
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