Five people in CT test positive for West Nile Virus - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Five people in CT test positive for West Nile Virus

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BRIDGEPORT, CT (WFSB) -

On Thursday, officials said five people have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

Four of those people are located in Bridgeport, and the fifth person is located in Shelton.

The beginning of the virus was detected among the individuals between Aug. 16 and Sept. 6.

The patients' ages range between 30 and 74 years old.

No fatalities have been reported at this time.

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