New West Nile Virus cases in the Mid-South

(WMC-TV) - Cases of The West Nile Virus seem to be on the rise here in the Mid-South. In fact, there have been 13 new human cases of the virus reported in Mississippi.

The total number of cases in the state now stands at 213. And at this time, there have been five fatalities.

This is the highest number of West Nile Virus cases ever reported in Mississippi.

We are monitoring the West Nile Virus cases, and will continue to keep you guys in the know.

In the mean time, please click here for more information on the virus, and how you can stay safe.

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