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More mosquitoes in Tulsa test positive for West Nile Virus

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Posted at 11:03 AM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-21 12:07:05-04

TULSA -- Amid dry conditions and rising temperatures, the Tulsa Health Department says multiple mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

The department's mosquito surveillance program says out of 95 tests conducted, 16 mosquitoes have tested positive for the virus so far in 2016.

So far, no humans in Tulsa have tested positive for the virus so far this year and only one person in the state of Oklahoma tested positive for the virus.

Below is a graphic with information about 2015 West Nile statistics in Oklahoma.

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