TULSA, Okla. - Tulsa Health Department officials said Thursday they have confirmed a human case of West Nile virus in Tulsa County.
This is the first confirmed human case to be reported in Tulsa County this season and the second case statewide.
In July, Oklahoma State Department of Health officials announced the first case had been confirmed in a resident of Major County. We are still in the period in which the highest risk for West Nile Virus is presence.
The risk remains high through October.
In mid-July, health department officials confirmed that a sampling of mosquitoes from Tulsa County tested positive for West Nile Virus. Of the 486 trap samples tested this season, five different mosquito traps have been confirmed positive in Tulsa County.