First two West Nile deaths of 2018 includes Glenn Co. resident
GLENN COUNTY, Calif. —
A Glenn County resident is one of the first two people who have reportedly died due to the West Nile virus in 2018.
According to the California Department of Public Health, the other person was a resident in Yuba County.
As of September 7, the California Department of Public Health has reported 56 human cases of West Nile virus from 21 California counties in 2018.
Additionally, 422 dead birds from 18 counties have tested positive for West Nile virus in 2018, and 1,606 mosquito samples from 28 counties have also tested positive for West Nile virus.