The Delta County Department of Health and Human Services reports a year-to-date total of 35 human cases of West Nile Virus and one fatality through the end of October, compared to one case and no fatalities in all of 2011.
The age of victims was 17-87, fairly evenly split between males (16) and females (19).
Cases were reported in all areas of Delta County — six in Surface Creek/Orchard City, 16 in Delta and 13 in the North Fork. Seven victims were hospitalized. The cases were reported between July 20 and Sept. 13.blog comments powered by Disqus