New West Nile Virus case reported in Lamar County

LAMAR COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) — The Mississippi State Department of Health reports one new human case of West Nile virus.

This brings this year’s total of West Nile Virus cases to five.

The new case was reported in Lamar County. The other cases reported this year were in Hinds, Grenada, Lamar (2), and Rankin counties.

In 2015, Mississippi had 38 WNV cases and one death.

Get more information about West Nile Virus on MSDH”s website.

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