Collinsville, Oklahoma
June 27, 2017
West Nile Mosquito Here
No Human Cases Reported Yet In Oklahoma in 2017
City of Collinsville Oklahoma Government -- Facebook Post 6/26/2017

From Fox 23 News - Hector Mejia News | KOKI
June 25, 2017 4:39 PM


TULSA, Okla. -
Quick Facts:
• Health Department officials said two mosquito traps tested positive for West Nile virus in the last week.
• One is in Collinsville and the other is in west Tulsa.
• Officials no people in Oklahoma have contracted West Nile Virus as of yet in 2017.

The Tulsa County Health Department said two mosquito traps have tested positive for West Nile virus in the last week.

Officials said one of the traps is near downtown Collinsville and the other is near 41st and Union in west Tulsa.

The new tests bring the number of positive samples this year to three. The first one was found in June near 56th Street North and Peoria in north Tulsa.

Officials told FOX23 that despite the positive tests for West Nile virus, mosquito numbers have been decreasing over the past two weeks.

Crews will spray the areas where positive tests were collected to keep the population under control. Samples are checked weekly.

There have been no positive tests for West Nile virus in people this year in the entire state.

For more information check out the Tulsa Health Department website here:

FOX 23 Original Story

Previous Coverage
Conley Phipps Death Possibly From West Nile Virus -- per 8/27/2012 Tulsa World -- was CHS 1953 grad & area basketball coach..

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