EAST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) - Mosquito-borne viruses were discovered in three locations, according to state officials.
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station reported that West Nile Virus was found in East Haven on Kenneth Street and in Stamford on Intervale Road.
It also said Eastern Equine Encephalitis was discovered in Voluntown at Mt. Misery as well as Pachaug Forest.
The CAES released its latest mosquito trapping and testing report on Monday.
The insects found were tested at a CAES facility in New Haven.
"From our end, we just want to remind people to be vigilant," said Patrick McCormick, Uncas Health District.
Uncas Health District Direcotr, Patrick McCormick, said even though the last human case was identified six years ago everyone needs to take precautions.
Officials are advising people to wear protective clothing, use mosquito netting or screens when camping, and always spray your exposed skin with repellents that have DEET.
"We want to remind people that if you don't live in Voluntown and you don't live in Franklin, that doesn't mean you don't need to take precautions," McCormick said.
Officials said they tested 308 mosquitoes.
The numbers bring the total number of West Nile instances to five this year. EEE's tally stands at seven.