Area's Second West Nile Case Confirmed

Published 10/23 2013 04:07PM

Updated 10/23 2013 05:26PM

Health officials in our area says a second person tested positive for West Nile Virus.

According to Wichita County Health Director Lou Kreidler, the health district received a report yesterday that a 27 year old woman had contracted the virus. Kreidler says the patient is now undergoing treatment at a Wichita Falls area hospital. 
Kreidler also says it's unknown where the woman contracted the virus since she frequently traveled to and from the metroplex. 

This brings the number of confirmed human West Nile cases in Wichita County this year to two.

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