Complete coverage of the West Nile virus in North Texas

2nd West Nile Death Recorded in Collin County

70 people sickened by virus in Collin County this summer

By Frank Heinz
|  Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012  |  Updated 5:36 PM CDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
2nd West Nile Death Recorded in Collin County

Getty Images

advertisement

A second person has died in Collin County after contracting West Nile virus.

The death was the 29th reported in North Texas this summer until Tarrant County reported their 7th Wednesday afternoon.  The total number of people killed after contracting the virus now stands at 30.

The victim's age and zip code are not yet known. Due to patient confidentiality, no further information is expected to be released.

As of Sept. 12, 70 people have been sickened by West Nile virus in Collin County.  More than 820 have contracted the virus across North Texas this summer.


West Nile Virus:
Click here for complete coverage of the outbreak of West Nile virus in North Texas. Find updated numbers of human cases, spraying schedules, and more FAQs about the disease.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out