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Three New Batches Of Mosquitos Test Positive For West Nile

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NAHVILLE, Tenn. – The Metro Public Health Department confirmed Monday that three new batches of mosquitos have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

The Health Department's Pest Management Division collected the mosquitos from three Nashville neighborhoods.

One of the batches was taken from East Nashville near McFerrin Avenue and Granada Avenue. Another batch was extracted from the Bordeaux area near the intersection of Hydes Ferry Road and Ashton Avenue. The final batch was taken from the Inglewood neighborhood near McGavock Pike and Fernwood Drive.

According to the health department, there have been 26 batches of mosquitos that tested positive for West Nile since May 1. Officials said there have been no human cases reported in Davidson County.

The health department said they will continue to inspect areas with standing water and apply larvicide, which targets and kills any larva that may be present.

They said they had no plans to spray in the affected areas.

For anyone seeking more information about mosquito control in Davidson County, call 615-340-5660.

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