KINGSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Metropolis of Kingsville Well being Division’s follow-up on arborvirus testing for the West Nile Virus in mosquitos got here again unfavorable after rounds of spraying.
Emilio Garcia, director of Kingsville Metropolis Well being, stated a mosquito trapped Sept. 13 had examined optimistic for West Nile virus. For the reason that optimistic check, town has been spraying the impacted areas.
For 3 days Kingsville sprayed inside a one-mile radius of the place the bug was trapped. In accordance with the discharge, no human has examined optimistic for the West Nile virus within the area.
In accordance with a information launch, the Kingsville Well being Division traps mosquitos month-to-month to ship samples to the Texas Division of State Well being Companies lab in Austin for arbovirus testing.
Whereas town has reported that arborvirus testing has come again unfavorable, it continues to induce the general public to take part in mosquito chunk prevention practices.