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Three new West Nile cases reported this week

This week, the state's health department confirmed three new cases of West Nile virus, despite the cooler temperatures, bringing this year’s total to 58 cases.

This week, the state's health department confirmed three new cases of West Nile virus, despite the cooler temperatures, bringing this year’s total to 58 cases.This week's new infections are West Nile fever cases, with one each in Ascension, Lafayette and Ouachita parishes.

So far in 2013, the state has had 34 neuroinvasive disease cases, 20 West Nile fever and four asymptomatic. Here's a parish-by-parish breakdown of this year's neuroinvasive disease cases; Ouachita, 14; Lafayette, 9; Rapides, 4; Caldwell,3; Acadia, 1; Calcasieu, 1; Livingston 1; and St. Tammany 1.

The state has reported four West Nile virus deaths so far this year.



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