West Nile Infected Mosquitoes Caught in Cape May Co.

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CAPE MAY COUNTY, N.J. -

Officials with the Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control have confirmed that West Nile Virus-infected mosquitoes have been collected in the area.

The mosquitoes that tested positive were isolated in the lower and middle parts of the county.

Officials say the state has seen an increase in positive mosquito pools since late August and are reminding residents to continue to protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites by covering up and using mosquito repellent.

To learn more about the West Nile Virus and to find different ways to protect yourself, visit the Cape May County Health Department's website at cmchealth.net.

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