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July 16, 2021 | Mosquitoes collected in Barnstable County tested positive for West Nile virus this week

July 15, 2021 | Falmouth, MA – One sample of 50 Culex pipiens/restuans mosquitoes trapped in Woods Hole collected on 7/13 tested positive for West Nile virus.

Testing is only positive or negative, so we don’t know how many mosquitoes in the batch were positive.

Reminder to the public to check property for standing water and use EPA registered repellents.  More information from MADPH:  General information and fact sheets are available at: Current information on mosquitoes, animals and humans with positive WNV or EEE results can be found at: