Mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile virus in Carbon
West Nile virus is present in Carbon County. According to a report by the Pennsylvania West Nile Control Program, released Tuesday, one mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus in the county this year. The sample was taken from Lehighton. This sample makes the total number of reported positive results in the state 46 so far this year. A total of 23 out of the 67 counties have discovered the virus in mosquitoes; while no counties have had dead bird positive results. No human West Nile virus cases in the state have been reported so far this year.