Person diagnosed with West Nile virus dies

8 southeast Texas residents with West Nile virus die in 2012

Published On: Sep 26 2012 04:19:44 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 26 2012 04:24:42 PM CDT
West Nile Alert
HOUSTON -

Another southeast Texas resident diagnosed with West Nile virus has died.

Montgomery County officials reported a second death on Wednesday. They have not released any information about the deceased person.

More human cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Houston and Harris County. Houston health officials said there are a total of 64 cases in the city. Four of those people have died. Twenty-six human cases have been reported in Harris County with no deaths.

Waller County has reported one death in 2012, as has Wharton County.

There are 11 human cases, with no deaths, in Fort Bend County. Three cases have been reported in Brazoria County and Galveston, Chambers and Liberty counties have each reported one human case.

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.