One COVID vaccine is under review

As of April 13, there are 14 active cases of COVID in San Juan County with seven active cases in Blanding, and seven other cases split between Monticello and the Navajo Nation portion of San Juan County.

7,741 people have been vaccinated in San Juan County including 4,711 who have been fully vaccinated. Of the 12,526 doses administered Utah Navajo Health System has administered 9,997 and San Juan County has administered 2,529.

More than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

The CDC and Food and Drug Administration have recommended a pause on using the J&J vaccine and are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.

All six cases occurred among women between the ages of 18 and 48, and symptoms occurred six to 13 days after vaccination.

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