Fourth Case of West Nile Found In Marple

Another mosquito sample tested positive for the virus in Marple Township on Sept. 7.

BROOMALL–A fourth case of West Nile Virus has been found in , just two days after a , according to recently released statistics from the PA West Nile Virus Control Program

This is the second positive case reported in Marple Township for the month of September but the fourth since its . Marple was included among the 89 mosquito and four avian samples that tested positive for West Nile Virus on Sept. 7.

A , to control the spread of adult mosquitoes. In addition, of local municipalities who had mosquitoes test positive of West Nile. 

No positive human or bird cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Marple Newtown this year, according to the program statistics. However,  were reported in an undisclosed part of Delaware County on Aug. 13.

Since then, human cases of West Nile Virus have also been reported in Centre, Lehigh (2), Lebanon, Bucks, Philadephia, Luzerne and Chester counties, according to PA West Nile Virus Program statistics.  A person who contracted West Nile Virus in Luzerne County has died, the state reported Monday.

Delaware County Council also  at a county council meeting this summer.

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