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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Magna and West Valley City

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Mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Magna, West Valley City and Kearns. Magna Mosquito Abatement District (MMAD) employees have tested 588 samples of mosquitoes since May and 30 of the samples have been positive for West Nile Virus. We are doing what we can to mitigate the mosquito population but even with our efforts you will still see mosquitoes at times. Please do what you can to protect yourself from mosquito bites from dusk to dawn.