Mosquito Pools in Ouachita Parish Positive for West Nile Virus

August 1, 2014 10:58 PM

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Mosquito Pools in Ouachita Parish Positive for West Nile Virus

Ouachita Parish -- The Department of Health and Hospitals says mosquito pools from nine areas in the Twin Cities tested positive for the West Nile virus.

The mosquito pools that tested positive were collected at the end of July from multiple Monroe and West Monroe subdivisions and even West Monroe High School. These locations were previously negative for the virus, according to the DHH.

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