SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM
The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires lots of resources. Today, our business model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ businesses have been impacted. That’s why The Capistrano Dispatch is now turning to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider’s program here. Thank you.

By Kristina Pritchett

Officials say a mosquito has tested positive for the West Nile Virus in the city.

According to The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District, this is the first mosquito which tested positive for West Nile Virus in 2016.

Officials have found mosquitoes which tested positive for the virus in Dana Point, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Anaheim and other Orange County cities. In Irvine and Orange, two people have been tested positive.

In 2016, the OCMVCD has tested 2,832 mosquito samples and found 169 samples to be positive of the virus. Around this time last year, 2,780 mosquito samples were tested and the district found 120 to be positive.

BECOME AN INSIDER TODAY
Trustworthy, accurate and reliable local news stories are more important now than ever. Support our newsroom by making a contribution and becoming a subscribing member today.

About The Author Capo Dispatch

comments (0)

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>