3 new cases of West Nile virus in Montgomery County

By Erica Young - News Producer
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - Three new human cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed by health officials in Montgomery County. This brings the number of positive West Nile cases in 2014 in Montgomery County to 13.

The new cases include a teenage girl, a woman in her 50s, and a man in his 60s. According to the Montgomery County Public Health District, all three patients are in stable condition.

The virus has hit Montgomery County hard this year. One death has been reported. West Nile was confirmed to be a contributing factor in that man's death.

Aerial spraying is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 22. It will continue through August 30.

The aerial spraying will take place over the course of several nights beginning around 8:30 p.m. through midnight.

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