3rd West Nile Case Found in Lower Merion

There have been six positive tests for the virus in Montgomery County this year.

State officials on Monday have reported another case of West Nile Virus in Lower Merion mosquitoes, found at the in Wynnewood.

State records show the affected mosquito trap was tested June 25; the  in Wynnewood.

The three positive tests in Lower Merion make up half of the cases reported in Montgomery County in 2012. The other three were reported in Pottstown and Montgomery Township in late May and in Abington Township June 20, according to state records.

So far this year, the state has reported 185 mosquitoes, five birds and one horse with the virus. 

Last year, Lower Merion reported five cases of the virus, all in mosquitoes.

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Editor's note: This article was edited 8/28/12 to add the location of the positive test.


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