Mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus still being monitored in Beaufort Co.

Mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus still being monitored in Beaufort Co.

BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says they are still closely monitoring Beaufort County after mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus in late June.

They say while it's not uncommon for some of their trapped mosquitoes to test positive, they are still taking all of the appropriate steps to make sure local residents are not at risk.

In a new map and info graphic  released by the department, the areas which have tested positive for West Nile Virus is laid out in green.

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