From Action News Now
July 1, 2021
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – West Nile Virus (WNV) is now active in Butte County according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District on Thursday.
Three groups of mosquitoes in various areas throughout Butte County were tested and confirmed to be positive for the virus.
The positive tests are the first confirmed incidents of WNV in Butte County this year.
Since 2004, 253 residents have been infected with the virus, nine of which have died.