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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.

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