Texas Division of Emergency Management

West Nile Detected in Hopkins County

Aug 28, 2012
Allen Sullivan / Athens Banner-Herald

SULPHUR SPRINGS - It is the first confirmed case of a human infected with the West Nile virus in Hopkins County this year. Reports show the victim is from Sulphur Springs.

Scott Harvey / KETR

The ninth reported case in Hunt County comes as officials across the region are stepping up efforts to quell the spread of the virus, which has led to 10 deaths in Dallas County.

Allen Sullivan / Athens Banner-Herald

GREENVILLE - The newest figure was announced Tuesday after three more cases were detected. Officials say half of the cases are in the Greenville area and half in Quinlan.