Mosquitos in Waterford tested positive for the West Nile Virus, according to state health officials.
The State Department of Public Health announced on Friday that the insects trapped in the town on July 20 had the virus.
Officials said it was the first occurrence of West Nile in Connecticut this year.
They said the presence of the virus in mosquitos serves as a reminder for people to take precautions to avoid bites.
They said people can:
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