3 Brazoria County residents diagnosed with West Nile virus

Published On: Sep 18 2012 04:11:48 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 18 2012 04:12:54 PM CDT
West Nile Alert
HOUSTON -

Another county has reported human cases of West Nile virus.

Brazoria County health officials said three residents have been diagnosed with the virus. Officials have not released any information about the patients, including the general area where they live or their ages.

The city of Houston reported two additional human cases on Tuesday. The total number of cases in the city is up to 57. Four of those people have died.

Fort Bend and Harris counties each reported one new case on Tuesday. There have been a total of 10 cases in Fort Bend County and 22 cases in Harris County. There have been no deaths in either county.

One person in Waller County and one person in Wharton County diagnosed with the virus have died this year.

Symptoms of West Nile virus include fever, headache, body tremors and visual problems. For more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website.