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Kern County's human cases of West Nile Virus increases to 19, third highest in the state

Posted at 10:17 AM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 13:49:46-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The number of human cases of West Nile Virus in Kern County has increased to 19, according to state officials.

The website,, tracks the latest West Nile Virus Activity in California.

On Friday, the website reported a total of 178 human cases throughout the state with Fresno county leading with 46 human cases, Los Angeles with 24, and Kern County with the third highest number of human cases.

The CDC website has additional information on how you can prevent mosquito bites.