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Two new cases of West Nile Virus have been confirmed in Navarro County, bringing the county's total of confirmed cases to six.
The two newest cases are from Rice and Kerens.
Previous cases were reported in Kerens, Corsicana, and Blooming Grove.
The City of Corsicana is continuing its efforts of spraying for mosquitos, according to a letter from Mayor Chuck McClanahan. There have been no announcements of any planned spraying in Navarro County.
Statewide, there have been a total of 640 cases of West Nile Virus reported in 57 counties. There have been 23 deaths attributed to the virus.
Health officials stress the use of the "4 Ds" in helping to fight West Nile Virus exposure:
Dusk to Dawn - Limit your outdoor activity during these hours.
Deet - Wear an insect repellent to help prevent being bitten by infected mosquitos.
Drain - Drain any standing water on your property - a prime breeding ground for mosquitos.
Dress - in long sleeve, loose fitting clothing to limit skin exposure.
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