More WNV Reported in Mississippi

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Nine new human cases of West Nile virus have been reported in eight Mississippi counties,

According to a press release from the Mississippi Department of Health on Monday, two of those infected by the mosquito-borne virus were Harrison County residents.

There also was one case reported in each of the following counties: Hinds, Jones, Leflore, Perry, Covington, Forrest, and Panola.

Cases had already been reported in Neshoba and Scott counties, among others.
The state's total number of cases stands at 32.

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