Health officials have found more mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus in another Nashville neighborhood.
According to the Metro Health Department, the batch that tested positive was collected in the Bordeaux neighborhood near the intersection of Hydes Ferry and County Hospital roads.
Last week positive tests came from east Nashville, near McFerrin Avenue and Granada Avenue; Inglewood, near McGavock Pike and Fernwood Drive; and Bordeaux, near Hydes Ferry Road and Ashton Avenue.
This brings the total number to 27 batches of mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile in neighborhoods all across Nashville this summer.
Fortunately, there haven't been any human cases of the virus reported so far.
The Metro Public Health Department recommends taking the following steps to protect against biting mosquitoes, including:
Health Department officials recommend taking steps to reduce mosquito breeding areas. This includes:
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