First Human Case of West Nile in Nueces County Confirmed

The first human case of the West Nile virus in Nueces County this year has been confirmed. Officials believe a man between 60-70 years of age may have contracted the virus in Houston.

Harris County has reported over 800 positive pools of mosquitoes so far this year. It is important to note that there have been no positive mosquito pools for Nueces County this year.

In Texas, there have been 16 cases and no deaths this year.


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