Mosquito tests positive for West Nile Virus in Bell County

Posted at 2:02 PM, Sep 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-22 15:02:56-04

A mosquito sample tested positive for the West Nile Virus according to the Bell County Public Health District.

Lab results confirmed the result on Tuesday in Temple.

The positive mosquito sample was taken from a residential area east of Interstate 35, west of 31st St. and Avenue K and Avenue T.

The Bell County Public Health District has had no reported cases of West Nile Virus among Temple residents.

The Health District is working with Temple officials to reduce mosquito breeding habitats in Temple.

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