From Action News Now
September 24, 2018
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – The Butte County Public Health Department has confirmed the first human death due to West Nile Virus in Butte County.
The infection was confirmed last Friday, Sept. 21 as the most severe form of West Nile Virus.
The individual who died was between 50-70 years old and lived in south Butte County.
As of Sept 24, 100 human cases have been reported in 25 of California’s 58 counties.
Four deaths have been confirmed in the following counties.