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West Nile virus death reported in Panola County

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 11:50am

Panola County has reported its first fatality in connection with the deadly West Nile virus, According to the Department of State Health Services.

Panola County has experienced a total of two confirmed cases.

Gregg County is the only other county to report a death--- one--- related to West Nile.

Statewide, 34 people have been killed and 894 have been diagnosed with the virus.

Here are the other  totals reported in East Texas:

  • Angelina - 10
  • Bowie - 5
  • Camp - 1
  • Cass - 1
  • Cherokee - 2
  • Gregg - 16
  • Harrison - 2
  • Henderson - 1
  • Rusk - 5
  • Smith - 9
  • Titus - 2
  • Upshur - 2
  • Van Zandt - 6
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