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Mosquito spraying scheduled for Friday in Southwest Bakersfield, near Enos Lane

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Posted at 5:28 PM, Sep 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-05 12:31:28-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The City of Bakersfield announced on Facebook that crews will be spraying for mosquitoes this Friday in Southwest Bakersfield.

Officials said the Water Resources crews will spray the bike path near the corner of Allen Road and Enos Lane starting at 6 a.m. The city added that the bike path will be closed during that time and reopen at 9 a.m the next day.

Last week, officials said the total number of human West Nile Virus cases are up to three for 2019. The first human case of the virus was reported in Kern County was on August 23.

According to WestNile.ca.gov , the state's website that tracks the West Nile Virus, two new human cases were reported Friday.