8th Oklahoma death attributed to West Nile virus reported by state health officials

OKLAHOMA CITY - Four more cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Oklahoma, according to state health officials.

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health Thursday, 127 cases have been reported.

An additional death from West Nile virus was reported in Tulsa County, bringing the state death toll to eight.

Three people have died in Tulsa County.

Officials warn that favorable conditions continue for the spread of West Nile. Residents are urged to wear insect repellent and to drain any standing water from their yards.

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