More local cases of West Nile now reported - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

More local cases of West Nile now reported

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

There is updated information after we learned of Lubbock County's first confirmed case of West Nile Virus last week.  According to the Lamesa Press Reporter there is now one confirmed case in Dawson County.  A woman was hospitalized and is recovering. 

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services there is also one case in Hale County, which is not listed as a fatal case.  The Lubbock and Dawson County cases were not listed Sunday evening on the DSHS web site.  So far, the state lists 23 deaths and a total of 640 cases in Texas.

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