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.
South Texas health officials have confirmed that an 83-year-old man died this week of the West Nile virus. The unidentified man died Wednesday.
The West Nile Virus is in north Fort Worth. Residents say one of the positive mosquito tests is a result of the city not following its own advice.
More than any other area, health officials have found more mosquitoes with West Nile in Tarrant County. The City of Bedford has had the most positive mosquito tests — double the number of any other city in the county.
The Dallas County Health department has confirmed it’s third human case of West Nile virus this season.