New cases of West Nile appear in Miss.

(WMC-TV) – More cases of the West Nile Virus have been found in the Mid-South.

According to the Mississippi State Department of Health, 12 new cases of the virus have been discovered in the state this week.

This includes a new case in East Mississippi.

The new numbers bring the state's total to 225 cases so far this year, including five deaths.

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