1 in Caddo Parish tests positive for West Nile virus

Updated: Aug. 8, 2017 at 11:02 AM CDT
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CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) - The number of West Nile virus cases in Northwest Louisiana has increased with one being reported in Caddo Parish.

According to the Louisiana Department of Health, one person has tested positive for the Neuroinvasive West Nile virus.

Previously, 3 cases of West Nile Virus were reported in Bossier Parish.

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The other cases are as follows:

  • Allen - 7
  • East Baton Rouge - 4
  • Lincoln - 1
  • Livingston - 2
  • Morehouse - 1
  • Ouachita - 1
  • Rapides - 3
  • St. Tammany - 1
  • Washington - 1

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