Health officials say a fourth person has died in Texas this year after contracting the West Nile virus.
Health officials have confirmed the first West Nile Virus death in Dallas County for the 2015 season.
Three more humans and six more mosquito pools across North Texas all tested positive for the West Nile virus.
A Dallas “mosquito pool” in North Texas has tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed the first human case of the West Nile Virus for the 2015 season.
The city of Dallas records its first human case of the West Nile Virus this season. The patient lives in the 75217 zip code, in the southeast section of Dallas.
Officials with Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed that someone has contracted the West Nile Virus.
Officials with the city of Dallas say there will be spraying tonight after a second trap has tested positive for the virus.
The Texas Department of Health confirmed the case about two weeks ago in Forney. A person in the Travis Ranch neighborhood contracted the fever, not the neuro-invasive form.
Ground spraying is scheduled for Friday night in the area around Grimsley Gibson Road.
The Texas Department of Health is reporting its first case of West Nile this year.
The calendar only reads March, but a summer pest is already swarming around North Texas.