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 destructive after rounds of spraying.
Emilio Garcia, director of Kingsville Metropolis Well being, stated a mosquito trapped Sept. 13 had examined constructive for West Nile virus. Because the constructive take a look at, town has been spraying the impacted areas.
For 3 days Kingsville sprayed inside a one-mile radius of the place the bug was trapped. Based on the discharge, no human has examined constructive for the West Nile virus within the area.
Based on a information launch, the Kingsville Well being Division traps mosquitos month-to-month to ship samples to the Texas Division of State Well being Providers lab in Austin for arbovirus testing.
Whereas town has reported that arborvirus testing has come again destructive, it continues to induce the general public to take part in mosquito chew prevention practices.