3 new West Nile patients in Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas – Three additional West Nile cases have been confirmed by health officials in Montgomery County.

One of the victims is a female in her 50s, a male in his 60s and a female teen.

This brings the positive West Nile cases in Montgomery County to 13.

"All three patients are in stable condition," said, Jennifer Nichols-Contella, Spokeswoman for the Public Health District.

Montgomery County Commissioners approved aerial spraying for mosquitoes Tuesday after 10 human cases of West Nile virus had been confirmed in the county which included one death with West Nile being one of the contributing factors.

Aerial spraying is scheduled to begin Saturday, August 23 and continue through August 30.


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