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HOUSTON Two more people have died from the West Nile virus in the Houston area, bringing the total to three, the City of Houston Health Department reported Tuesday.

A northeast Houston woman between the ages of 55 and 74 is one of the victims.

The other victim is a southwest Houston man who was between the ages of 55 and 74.

The first death involved a southwest Houston man who was between the ages of 75 and 84.

There have been a total of 13 West Nile Virus cases in the city of Houston.

The West Nile Virus cases in Harris County total six. No deaths have been reported.

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