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Dallas will ground spray for mosquitoes after samples tested positive for West Nile virus

The Dallas County Health and Human Services plan to spray for mosquitoes on Thursday and Friday after samples tested positive for the West Nile virus.

The spraying will take place between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. in North and South Dallas on both nights, weather permitting.

Areas in South Dallas that will be sprayed are bounded by:

3400 block of Pondrom Street, 75215: Jefferies Street on the north, Park Row Avenue on the west, Eugene Street on the east and Holmes Street on the south.

3700 block of Reese Drive, 75210: Imperial Street on the north, Roberts Avenue on the west, Barber Avenue on the east and Vannerson Drive on the south.

3900 block of South Malcolm X Boulevard, 75215: South Trunk Avenue on the north, Warren Avenue on the west, Marburg Street on the east and Diamond Avenue on the south.

4200 block of Hamilton Avenue 75210: Haskell Avenue on the north, Pennsylvania Avenue on the west, Collins Avenue on the east and 2nd Avenue on the south.

Dallas County reported on Aug. 9 the first death this year of a resident who contracted West Nile virus. The county also reported its fourth human West Nile case on Aug. 11.

The city’s website has additional information on the West Nile virus, including protective measures and information on ZIP codes that have had positive samples this year.

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