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COVID-19 update: 31 active cases reported in Williams

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccinations were delivered to states and tribal health centers Dec. 14. (Photo/Office of the Navajo President and Vice President)

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccinations were delivered to states and tribal health centers Dec. 14. (Photo/Office of the Navajo President and Vice President)

As of Dec. 21, there are 31 active cases of COVID-19 in the city of Williams, with a total of 47 reported cases in the 86046 zip code (including Williams).

There have been a cumulative total of 265 cases within the 86046 zip code since the initial spread of the virus in Arizona in early spring, according to Coconino County officials.

Active cases are removed from the list after 14 days, the time experts believe the virus is no longer present.

Ash Fork currently has 1-5 cases recorded since March. Grand Canyon Village has recorded 89 and Parks has 37.

There are 9,930 confirmed cases in Coconino County and 186 deaths. In Arizona, there are more than 453,597 confirmed cases and 7,971 deaths.

The Navajo Nation has reported 157 new COVID-19 positive cases and two recent deaths as of Dec. 20. The total number of deaths remains 746 on the Nation. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases on the reservation is now 21,019 including 52 delayed reported cases.

The nation reports 11,039 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 191,564 COVID-19 tests have been administered.

COVID-19 testing

COVID-19 testing continues to be available to the public at no cost at Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff.

The public is advised to make an appointment for saliva testing at coconino.az.gov/covid19.

On this website, you will see a white box with a red outline which you can read, then click to register for an account and make an appointment. Registration will be valid for the day and time of your appointment only. If you have technical issues registering for a test or receiving saliva-based test results, email COVID19info@asu.edu or call (480) 884-1900.

Saliva-based testing for those without an appointment will be available as lab capacity allows. If capacity is met for that day, individuals will be asked to return on another day for testing.

Nasopharyngeal testing is available without an appointment Monday through Friday, however, a limited number of tests are available per day.

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