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Another West Nile virus case identified

LEFLORE COUNTY — Health officials say one new case of West Nile virus has been reported in Mississippi, bringing the state total to six so far this year.

The Mississippi Department of Health said in a news release that the new case occurred in an adult in Leflore County.

So far this year, there have been three positive WNV cases reported in Leflore County, and one each in Coahoma, Calhoun and Scott counties.

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